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Re: New(ish) Test Version Of Betsie

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 13:31:36 -0400
Message-Id: <199906011734.NAA08146@smtp-gw.vma.verio.net>
To: "Wayne Myers-Education" <wayne.myers@bbc.co.uk>, "WAI ER IG List" <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>, "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>
It seems to me that Betsie can't handle tildes?  In the USA, this is a
fairly common construct.

Try http://www.gwu.edu/~chaos or http://www.jagunet.com/~rtsmrc

Betsie also could not handle a page that is currently giving Lynx fits at
URL:
http://www.prometheus.gwu.edu

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> From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
> To: Wayne Myers-Education <wayne.myers@bbc.co.uk>; WAI ER IG List
<w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: New(ish) Test Version Of Betsie
> Date: Sunday, May 30, 1999 5:00 PM
> 
> To help us test the Wayne's new(ish) version of Betsie, I've mirrored it
at
> our web site: 
> 
>        http://shelob.ocis.temple.edu/inst_disabilities/betsie.html
> 
> with the following changes:
> 
>  1. Added form-type user interface
>  2. Removed limitation to BBC sites (the "safe list").  So you can enter
any
>     site.
> 
> The (modified)source is at
> 
>        http://shelob.ocis.temple.edu/inst_disabilities/betsie.pl.txt
> 
> 
> Len
> 
> 
> At 07:18 PM 5/24/99 +0100, Wayne Myers-Education wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I'm currently working on an improved version of Betsie, with all kinds
of
> >new features and some currently highly dodgy implementations of them.
All
> >criticisms / suggestions / pointings out of shortcomings / whatever will
be
> >gratefully received; I am hoping to have the new version ready to roll
> >fairly shortly, but it needs to be better than it currently is.
> >
> >You can test the new version here:
http://dev1.bbc.co.uk/education/access/
> >and I'd be particularly into hearing what people think the best way to
> >ensure that everyone can customise it as easily as possible would be, as
> >well as if there are any more really simple and stupid bugs that I've
> >missed, or other simple one liners along the lines of:
> >
> >s/click here/select this link/gis;
> >
> >that might substantially improve things.
> >
> >Cheers etc.,
> >
> >Wayne Myers
> >Interactive Software Engineer
> >BBC Digital Media
> >http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/
> >0181-752-6116
> >
> >
> >
> -------
> Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
> Universal Design Engineer, Institute on Disabilities/UAP, and
> Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering
> Temple University
> 
> Ritter Hall Annex, Room 423, Philadelphia, PA 19122
> kasday@acm.org        
> (215} 204-2247 (voice)
> (800) 750-7428 (TTY)
Received on Tuesday, 1 June 1999 13:34:45 GMT

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