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Re: popup Javascript alert - accessible?

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 19:56:23 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jim Byrne <j.byrne@gcal.ac.uk>
cc: W3c_Access <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0204241955350.2484-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Tue, 23 Apr 2002, Jim Byrne wrote:

I hate those sites, Lynx sure doesn't like anything that has to do with
Javascript...I don't ever get them to submit..

Bob
> 
> I'm doing an audit of a site that uses Javascript to check that forms have
> been filled in properly. If required information is missing from the form a
> Javascript alert message appears (in it's own dialog box). Is this an
> accessibility problem for people using screen reading technology - or are
> dialog boxes easily recognised and dealt with by the software and the user?
> 
> Thanks,
> Jim 
> 
> 

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