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Re: Frames and accessibility: opinions please

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 16:01:29 -0400 (EDT)
To: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0204291558360.809-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Mon, 29 Apr 2002, Phill Jenkins wrote:

> 
> > ...  but I mention the Linux to
> >illustrate that any solutions MUST be OS neutral and not depend on
> >proprietary software that is not provided free.
> 
> I don't understand what free has to do meeting the 508 or W3C standards.  I

it does state in 508, that if something is required to view or use a site
a link must be provided to allow a download at no additional cost.

> also don't understand why something must be OS neutral to meet a standard.

because a standard cannot be proprietary

> By the way, since LYNX supports FRAMES, if authors put usable titles on
> them, would that end the debate about frames?

probably
> 
> Also is LYNX supported JavaScript, would that end the debate about
> JavaScript?

so far as I know Lynx does not support Javascript

Bob


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