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RE: Accessibility of Salt Lake Olympic Site

From: Phillip Pi <philpi@apu.edu>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2001 19:48:02 -0800 (PST)
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On Sun, 28 Oct 2001, Access Systems wrote:

> > The problems we have all identified in the SLC site only serves to amplify for
> > me the importance of cross-browser compatibility. Some of you are aware that I
> > am having a battle over this issue in relation to a web site that has been
> >  
> > It would help my case (I hope) if I could present to the developers of the site
> > a summary of the reasons some people have no other option or choose to use
> > older browsers or text browsers such as Lynx etc. The developers argue, that
> > since they will provide the appropriate versions of the browser software on an
> > accompanying CD, the target group of users will not have a problem.
> 
> I run LYNX for a number of reasons but graphics is one of the reasons, I
> don't do graphics.   also LYNX is fast, robust and clean.
> >  
> > David Woolley very kindly pointed out after my last email about this issue that
> > if users have a different OS (in the eg I am citing only Win or Mac are
> > supported) the CD would also have to include the OS - and that would then
> 
> I run on a LINUX operating system (unix based)  Red Hat version 7.1 to be
> exact.

Since you have Linux, have you tried Links
(http://links.sourceforge.net/)? I believe v7.1 comes with an older
version. In my opinion, it is better than Lynx because it can handle Web 
pages better, especially with frames.
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