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RE: P.C. & MACS

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 10:14:28 -0500
Message-ID: <01BF4627.58B837C0.bbailey@clark.net>
To: "'David Poehlman'" <poehlman@clark.net>
Cc: "'Web Accessibility Initiative'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Yes.  Use the W3C Validator!  (Really!)

The differences between Web surfing on the Mac and PC is about equivalent 
to the differences between the various versions of IE and Navigator.  For 
example, IE 4.5 on the Mac is a little different than IE 4.5 for Windows, 
but there is more difference between IE 5.01 (Win) and IE 4.01 (Win) -- and 
more difference between IE 4x and Navigator 4x.

Most Mac browsers (everything before the most current rev. of IE) get some 
characters wrong.  Why this is not more of a scandal surprises me.  I could 
not locate a good URL to tell you exactly which ones, but they don't come 
up much.

Poorly done Java and JavaScript is more of a problem for Mac users.

I surf with both platforms routinely.  More is the same than is different.


On Tuesday, December 14, 1999 9:16 AM, David Poehlman 
[SMTP:poehlman@clark.net] wrote:
> I'm copying this to the wai interest group list as there has been
> discussion of this here.
>
> Jim Gerrond wrote:
>> Hello All:
>> I am working on a website for a non-profit.
>> I have a P.C., many users who will visit the site, use Macs.
>> Does technology / website exist that will verify acceptable coding for
>> both types of machines?
>> Thanks in advance.
>>
>> Jim
>> Are kou readk for the kear 2000? How about the k2k problem?
>> (There are no typos in the above line!)
>>  www.interlog.com/~iceguy
Received on Tuesday, 14 December 1999 11:42:59 GMT

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