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Re: [techs] scripts

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2004 17:24:55 +0100
Message-ID: <851c8d310407170924ae2880d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "WAI GL (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 18:20:50 +0200, Lisa Seeman <lisa@ubaccess.com> wrote:
> Points  that comes to mind - we should document what type of things make
> scripts inaccessible- we may find some general guidelines that work across
> scripts

Generally it's the same stuff that makes other stuff inaccessible,
people are just more likely to do it with scripting  I think.

> scripts should not create a new dom element

I see no reason for this restriction, are there any AT's that are
actually harmed by the above, I can't see any real scenario, okay the
new DOM element may not be very noticeable by the AT and User, but
that doesn't necessarily automatically harm accessibility.

> scripts should not create content outside the DOM

Again, I don't see the point of the restriction, for example storing
all a load of emails in a script, doesn't all of a sudden make your
document inaccessible, it just makes it quicker for the user to get to
those emails if they support the script.


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