Originally Posted by edgethreesixty
As for alerts - here's what they look like in Opera
and here's what they look like in Firefox and Chrome
Do you really want your visitors selecting the disable option?
with all of the hundreds of examples following that showing how to build on that starting point. Since innerHTML has been supported by all browsers any use for alert in beginner tutorials became unnecessary - hence the repurposing of the call for debugging only.
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