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RE: information access at chicago transit authority

From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 17:25:13 -0500 (EST)
To: Jamie Fox <jfox@fenix2.dol-esa.gov>
cc: "'Web Accessibility Initiative'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.05.9811231724180.29475-100000@shell.clark.net>

blind people don't have to use lynx. so this is discrimination against a
browser, not anyone in particular.  as far as I know, browsers have no
rights or am I missing something here? On Mon, 23 Nov 1998, Jamie Fox
wrote:

_Why would you want to send credit card info over an unsecured connection.
_-Jamie Fox
_
_-----Original Message-----
_Subject:	information access at chicago transit authority 
_
_----- Forwarded Message Follows -----
_
_From: Kelly Pierce <kelly@ripco.com>
_Subject: webwatch-l information access at chicago transit authority
_To: webwatch-l@smtp.teleport.com
_
_[clip]Part of the complaint also
_deals with access to the Authority's World Wide Web site,
_specifically the agency's practice of allowing only secure web
_browsers to buy monthly passes.  This is a tantamount exclusion
_of blind persons as it precludes use of the Lynx web browser used
_by many blind persons.
_[clip]
_

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