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    Duncanma wrote:
    Not sure about the connection with tabs... but we are actually working on making the site work reasonably well without javascript, the new site that is... definitely viewing posts and paging are things that should work without scripting. Doubt we'll get video support without script (Silverlight is 100% useless without script as far as I know), but we should be able to make it a 'click to play' style experience.

    My point about tabs is that you can't right click a javascript link and "Open in New Tab", since this functionality is designed for opening new pages, whereas javascript is designed for modifying the current page. By disguising new page requests (e.g. the page selection in multipage threads) as javascript links, you prevent both IE and firefox from opening multiple pages in tabs, something that I often do when reading the forum.