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RE: Microsoft .NET and Accessibility

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 20:29:05 +0000 (GMT)
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On Mon, 28 Jan 2002, Steven McCaffrey wrote:

> I thought this might be of interest, though I don't know what the Feb. 13, 2002 date means, maybe a release date?
>
> "Developers can build applications that support the broadest audience of users with Windows Forms. Windows Forms controls implement
> Microsoft Active Accessibility programming interfaces, making it straightforward to build applications that support accessibility
> aids such as screen readers."
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/technical/articles/winforms.asp

Does this mean they're claiming accessibility, but limiting that
accessibility to Windows users by using proprietary protocols?
Do I detect a whiff of a new "let's lock them in" wheeze?

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Received on Monday, 28 January 2002 15:29:08 GMT

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