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Re: Netscape 6

From: Lloyd G. Rasmussen <lras@loc.gov>
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2000 09:39:30 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.20000807093930.008d4130@RS8.LOC.GOV>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
The last I heard, people who tested Netscape 6 with screen readers found
nothing to read, which makes it much less accessible than the 1X through
4.X versions, such as they are.  I don't know whether this is going to
change, but it looks as if Gecko was a bad thing for blind users.

At 08:45 PM 8/6/00 -0700, you wrote:
>I downloaded the preview release of Netscape 6 today and was astonished to
>discover that it is still broken.
>
...

Lloyd Rasmussen, Senior Staff Engineer
National Library Service f/t Blind and Physically Handicapped
Library of Congress    (202) 707-0535  <lras@loc.gov>
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Received on Monday, 7 August 2000 09:38:44 GMT

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