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Re: [w3c-wai-ig] <none>

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 15:04:37 -0000
Message-ID: <024a01c150d3$c17e83a0$ca969dc3@emedia.co.uk>
To: "WAI Mailing list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
(Apologies for the odd headers I seem to generate, it appears to be my
Mercury mailserver with some combination of references, I'm switching to
an alternative SMTP, after failing to fix it, hopefully it won't be
happening again.)

"David Poehlman"

>I agree that it takes
> a bit of reading so I'll amend it to: "ask michell a question by
> following this link."

Much better, I can go along with that (but will still find it slightly
annoying :-)

> If you can fix jfw and netscape navigator 4.075 so that it works as
> or nearly so as jfw 3.7 and ie5.5, I'll be happy to rest my case but
> only if you can do it for all those users out there who may be locked
> into this technology.

That's not so fair, I can't fix NN4, it doesn't provide the mechanisms,
only a proxy could be placed in between to do anything.  Icould fix IE4
so it works better though. (of course I can fix IE5.5 so it works much
better with jfw 3.7, which I don't feel has utilised the accessibility
hooks of IE well at all, it's still primarily a windows tool, rather than
a web user agent, which is fine of course, it's what it is for after

> I hear in some instances and all I comprehend is:
> "ask Michelle a question".
> My response then is to start writing my question at that point.  If you
> think that is far off, talk to some of the cognative human interaction
> folks.

I can believe it, I'd only imagined that there would be no rendering such
that it wasn't made obvious that was a link.

Received on Tuesday, 9 October 2001 11:10:25 UTC

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