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extensible personalized proxy [was Re: Handling Javascript

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 1999 17:27:20 -0400
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To: raman@Adobe.COM
Cc: "WAI ER IG List" <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
I like that proposal about an open source, extensible "personalized proxy".
 Do folks have some thoughts about the architecture?

Also, Raman, please tell more about your personal perl proxy.

By the way, I'll be away from my email for a couple of days.  Happy
discussions all.


At 01:36 PM 6/2/99 -0700, T. V. Raman wrote:
>point taken-- the minimal hack would open up things that are
>currently closed to the lynx user.
>The reason I wausi-dismissed it is that in my Emacs-centric
>world I simply "show source" in the W3 browser, look for the
>URL inside the javascript tag, and hit enter over it to
>follow the link.
>The validating form example is a little harder-- but not too
>much-- I've got a personal perl proxy that cleans such junk
>out for me.
>There is room for a good open source project that
>incorporates betsy and friends into an open and extensible
>"personalized proxy" framework-- might be a good  project
>for the WAI to take on-- (though I wont hold my breath
>--given the track record so far)
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