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Re: lights are on, no one's in.

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2001 08:21:44 -0800
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20011107081945.016ab6b0@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 11:14 PM 11/6/2001 , Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
>One can check if the user agent supports a given snippet.
>However is there anyway to check if the user has access to a given i/o
>device?

Nope.  This is why I have been hoping for years that the CC/PP work
will be completed and widely deployed.

CC/PP stands for Composite Capabilities/Preference Profiles, and allows
for abstracting of the user environment (in XML/RDF) and transmission
of that profile to the server (as well as modifications by proxies
along the network path).  It's a W3C standard-under-development.

In 1999 I wrote a brief article about it, which can be found at
http://www.ccpp.org/

--Kynn

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