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Re: Script Techniques document.

From: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 01:52:34 +0100
Message-ID: <00e901c217f4$c4044b30$0500a8c0@RJCHETWYND>
To: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

I've updated the Script Techniques for WCAG 2.0 document to include Tom
Gilder under 6.2.
and clear out a little excessive ebullience. I'll try to re-read it all
before tuesday.

has snork been upgraded, i hope we can find time to show me how it works on
tuesday pm, this should quite likely have more prominence, I had trouble
finding it.

I'd prefer, if at all possible to refrain from expanding too much on what
makes sites inaccessible, and concentrate on the positive.
for instance your very helful insistence on querying for keyword, before
testing for value.

seems like I may be the one editing this, again.... anyway should not be a
problem over the summer, if we have something to say.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 11:04 PM
Subject: Script Techniques document.

> Hi,
> I was looking to solicit any information on what people might see being
> covered in the Script Techniques for WCAG 2.0 document (
> http://www.learningdifficulty.org/develop/w3c-scripts.html )  I'm looking
> particularly for scripts that are often used, but almost always lead to
> inaccessibility.
> Currently, I've only got these to add:
> Plug-in detection - Almost every maker of a browser plugin presents this
> script, I've yet to see one that work, and as the RNIB with their lookloud
> Flash example have found just this week, they are highly inaccessible.  On
> this does anyone have any research on how successful <object> fallback
> </object> etc. actually is in today's implementations? As if that was
> practical it should remove the need for the complicated scripting.
> The problems described by the solutions in http://tom.me.uk/scripting/  by
> Tom Gilder (URL may be wrong, it's from memory.)
> Any others would be appreciated.
> Regards,
> Jim Ley.
Received on Wednesday, 19 June 2002 20:52:54 UTC

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