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RE: Information on accessibility issues of XFORMS

From: SHARPE, Ian <Ian.SHARPE@cambridge.sema.slb.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 11:29:37 -0000
Message-ID: <FA94B04D5981D211B86800A0C9EA2841A3491A@cames1.sema.co.uk>
To: "WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I haven't been on this list long but this doesn't sound like the sort of
answer I would have expected to this question regardless of how accurate it
is. I believed that this list was established to ensure that new
technologies developed by W3C built accessiblity into new technologies
making it an integral part of these technologies or standards. And indeed
this is the only way we will ever achieve our mision?! Has the accessiblity
of XFORMS really not been considered or any guidelines produced? By all
means advise people seeking information of potential pitfalls and issues
regarding accessibility but surely we want to be taking a more positive
approach?

Cheers
Slightly disolusioned

-----Original Message-----
From: David Woolley [mailto:david@djwhome.demon.co.uk]
Sent: 11 December 2001 07:06
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: information on accessibility issues for XFORMS


>       I am seeking information on accessibility issues, guidelines... for
> XFORMS.

I'd say don't use them until browsers which support them are common place,
and assistive technology in common use and available to those of limited
means supports them; that's going to take a long time.




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