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I would like the creation of the privilege to answer and upvote, logged in but without JavaScript.

Set it at as high as 1000 points, if you fear robots. You may even take, for example, 200 points to people activating that privilege.

The objective is allow for more participation from security-aware people. The question What are the pros and cons of supporting anonymous participation in StackExchange? even asks for anonymous answering, so my request seems to be more reasonable.

Some people browse without JavaScript following recommendations[1], others are forced to do so because of their device or because of one of their configuration settings not closely related[2].



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Java and javascript are completely different things. You've confused them twice here. –  EnergyNumbers Nov 25 '13 at 10:38
It is likely a very small percentage of people who access SO do so without JS, so I'm not sure if the overhead in allowing for this feature has enough of a benefit to do. For instance for UK site gov.uk only 1.1% of users didn't receive JS, and 0.2% of those users had intentionally disabled it (noScript on using browsers that don't use JScript)- suggesting intentional use of NoScript is very low (OK, SO users are likely different to gov.uk, but I don't know how different). –  JonW Nov 25 '13 at 10:38

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First of all, changing the site so it can be used without JavaScript is no small feat. It would take a long time. For what benefit?

Second - privileges are there as things you can do on the site that you couldn't before - just enabling no-JavaScript browsing is not in-line with that. It doesn't give you something you any additional action on the site that you couldn't do before.

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Now, I can provide my password, but then it results in 404 on openid.stackexchange.com/account/login/submit so I understand that. –  user2987828 Nov 25 '13 at 10:39

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