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Re: A different approach for web page accessibility

From: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 1999 10:37:32 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199903281837.KAA02465@netcom12.netcom.com>
To: kbradow@ece.eng.wayne.edu, phoenixl@netcom.com
Cc: rerlands@ece.eng.wayne.edu, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi, Kristine

DHTML uses a combination of scripts and element attributes to create
certain effects.  As to be expected, Netscape and Microsoft do
not offer the same features which can be used with DHTML.  However,
by keeping the DHTML within a sub-set of certain features it is
possible to have a fair amount of DHTML work with both.  The demo page
I created works for both MS and Netscape browsers, but has to do things
a little differently for each browser.

Scott


> With regard to DHTML,
> 
> I've been doing some work with Microsoft InterDev recently to build a web front end for
> a database. According to MS documentation, I was under the impression that DHTML is
> only IE-friendly. That's why I didn't use it--*.asp seemed to be the only alternative.
> I viewed your page successfully in Netscape 4.05, but I'm curious as to how
> cross-browser friendly DHTML is. Is DHTML more accessible than asp?
> 
> Thanks,
> Kristine Bradow
> Wayne State University
> Detroit, MI 48202
> (313) 577-1791
Received on Sunday, 28 March 1999 13:37:44 GMT

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