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« Reply #15 on: 2016-09-15 11:18:18 »

So how do some websites allow that without people completely damaging them? 
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« Reply #16 on: 2016-09-15 15:01:20 »

Depends on how they do it.  Probably not by permitting embedded Javascript.  Do you have an example that I could examine?
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« Reply #17 on: 2016-09-15 15:05:41 »

Depends on how they do it.  Probably not by permitting embedded Javascript.  Do you have an example that I could examine?

An example I can think of is on Tumblr, you can "Schedule" the exact time your posts are posted. 
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« Reply #18 on: 2016-09-15 15:34:19 »

And everyone knows Tumblr is cancer.
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« Reply #19 on: 2016-09-16 02:02:16 »

Ah.  An explicit way of telling the website you want to schedule something is fine, the problem is specifically embedding user-supplied Javascript (or other code).

Of course, the problem with an explicit scheduling mechanism is that, as the app developer or website runner, you have to code the feature...
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« Reply #20 on: 2016-09-16 12:08:58 »

Thank you for explaining this things in the simplest terms possible.  They are almost making sense to me. ;) 
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