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Re: Why JavaScript at all?

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2001 11:19:58 -0700
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To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 10:22 AM 7/15/2001 , David Woolley wrote:
>I would say the main use for Javascript was to bypass restrictions
>in HTML (some of which are there for accessibility reasons!).

Good point.  It's also worth pointing out that bypassing restrictions
in HTML is often a good and desirable thing too, since HTML is -very-
limited in what it provides in the way of UI construction tools.

Thanks, David!


Kynn Bartlett <kynn@reef.com>
Technical Developer Liaison
Reef North America
Accessibility - W3C - Integrator Network
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