Ok.  Thanks Jeremy!


On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 08:13:47AM -0400, Jeremy Goecks wrote:
> > I just now tried visiting Galaxy main with my browser's javascript
> > turned off.  Formerly the left Tools panel would appear with all
> > of the sections expanded, however now it is empty except for
> > "Workflows".  Also, some of the top menu bar items work without
> > scripting, but others (including Help and User) do not.
> This is expected behavior. 
> In order to create a more dynamic, flexible, and interactive UI, we're 
> increasingly using JavaScript in Galaxy. We believe that the JavaScript 
> requirement is a reasonable tradeoff for what can be done using client-side 
> scripting.
> > Ideally Galaxy would be usable without scripting, but if that is
> > not feasible then I suggest checking whether javascript is available
> > (as many other sites do) and displaying a prominent explanatory
> > message if it is not.  This would be much more helpful than an
> > inexplicably near-empty tool panel and broken menus.
> Good idea; we plan to implement this soon.
> Best,
> J.
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