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fwd: RE: new online list of web browsers

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 1999 09:46:19 -0400
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To: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org

Check out this resource on Browsers...

...and we should also link to his page from our
<http://www.w3.org/WAI/References/Browsing> page.

- Judy

>To: <gnasby@uoguelph.ca>
>From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
>Subject: RE: new online list of web browsers
>Cc: "Wendy (E-mail)" <chisholm@trace.wisc.edu>, <gv@trace.wisc.edu>,
>In-Reply-To: <002801bedca1$093d24c0$866efea9@gregg>
>References: <37A51994.32D6@uoguelph.ca>
>Nice resource!
>You might also like to check out, or link to, our "alternative browsing"
page <http://www.w3.org/WAI/References/Browsing> at the Web Accessibility
>- Judy
>At 11:39 PM 8/1/99 -0500, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
>>Hi Graham
>>Very nice to see this!
>>Are you interested in also cataloging some features for each of the
>>browsers?  We are interested in logging which browsers support certain
>>features that are important for accessibility.   Interested?
>>Also,  check out the WAI guidelines. There is now a logo that is associated
>>with the guidelines.  You may want to put it on your page as well.
>>See  http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1-Conformance.html
>>-- ------------------------------
>>Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
>>Professor - Human Factors
>>Dept of Ind. Engr. - U of Wis.
>>Director - Trace R & D Center
>>Gv@trace.wisc.edu, http://trace.wisc.edu/
>>FAX 608/262-8848
>>For a list of our listserves send "lists" to listproc@trace.wisc.edu
>> -----Original Message-----
>>From: 	Graham Nasby [mailto:gnasby@uoguelph.ca]
>>Sent:	Sunday, August 01, 1999 11:08 PM
>>To:	www-html@w3.org; cpl@starlingweb.com; gv@trace.wisc.edu
>>Subject:	new online list of web browsers
>>[Updated! with correct URL - sorry about the previous incorrect URL]
>>I am a Systems and Computer Engineering student at the University of
>>Guelph (Guelph, Ontario Canada).
>>I like many people do not want to feel constrained by mainstream web
>>browsers and would like to know what alternatives are available.   I
>>searched the web for about 2 hours to find a list of available web
>>browsers, but could not find anything that was devoted to this task
>>besides the results of the search engine at www.shareware.com . So I am
>>hoping to provide this service myself.
>>I have just started a list of web browsers:
>>(This is to be the permanent location for the page.)
>>The goal of this page is to become the definative list for web browsers
>>on the web.
>>It has all kinds of categories for browsers (shareware, freeware,
>>commercial, under development, open-source, etc.)  And covers almost
>>every operating system out there, including: win32, win16, DOS, OS/2,
>>Java, Mac, 10 different flavours of unix, source-code, etc.
>>One nice aspect of the page is that it is designed so that for every
>>browser (and for each OS it runs under, if desired) there will be a URL
>>to a web page on the internet for that browser.  There is also a listing
>>of the company/development-team responsible with a URL link.
>>         E.g. when it lists Netscape Navigator, it has a
>>           link to the Netscape Navigator homepage
>>           and a link to the homepage for Netscape Communications.
>>I would greatly appreciate it if some folks could check out the page and
>>let me know what you think.
>>Also if I am missing any browsers, please let me know so I can add
>>them.  Additionally, if there are any corrections to be made to the
>>page, let me know as well.
>>Graham Nasby
>> ** This message was transmitted using 100% recycled electrons. **
>> =                |  University of Guelph Engineering Student    =
>> =   Graham Nasby |      www: http://www.uoguelph.ca/~gnasby/    =
>> =                |   e-mail: gnasby@uoguelph.ca                 =
Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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Received on Monday, 2 August 1999 09:48:02 UTC

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