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Re: Access-Israel

From: Lisa Seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2001 20:15:54 +0200
Message-ID: <000801c0ca8f$1c8842c0$9597003e@seeman>
To: "gregory j. rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
http://access-israel.com/access-israel/hebrew/
or
http://access-israel.com
-----Original Message-----
From: gregory j. rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Cc: seeman@netvision.net.il <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Friday, April 20, 2001 3:22 AM
Subject: Access-Israel


>lisa asked, quote
>In the mean time the event I have been dreading has happened.
Access-Israel,
>the accessibility advocates in Israel, have asked me to make their site
>accessible.
>Any volunteers?
>unquote
>
>sure--what's the URI for their current home page?
>   http://access-israel.org.il
>   http://access-israel.net.il
>   http://access-israel.com.il
>or something similar?
>
>just tried http://access-israel.org.il/ and apparently the page is in
hebrew
>(JFW reads the entire page as a string of question marks) -- checked the
>document source, and http://access-israel.org.il/ is actually a frameset,
>the only frame in which points to:
>   http://www.access-israel.com
>which resolves to
>   http://www.access-israel.com/access-israel/hebrew/
>but i couldn't find an english (or any other, such as russian) version, so
>i'll have to settle for munging code, i suppose, unless the site is
sniffing
>for hebrew support and, finding it, is serving me hebrew content...  i
>didn't
>even know i had support for hebrew installed on my machine....  ah-ha--just
>ALT-TABbed back to IE and checked what IE reported as the document's
>"Encoding", which was reported as "Hebrew (Windows)"
>
>nah--i think it's simply available only in hebrew -- at least, that's the
>impression i get when i attempt to listen to it via lynx
>
>hmm...
>gregory.
>
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