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Re: Rockville, MD- Seeking low vision users for testing federal website

From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 12:56:56 -0500 (EST)
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSO.4.40.0212181255290.21449-100000@ns1.seeto.com>

> NO! the point is web sites should be designed to work on ALL adaptive
> browsers not ONLY the most expensive.

Write standards-compliant pages and go home.

> > Name two open-source screen readers that handle Web pages as well as
> > Jaws or Window-Eyes. And work on common operating systems. And can
> > be acquired and installed today.
>
> and explain how Jaws or Window-Eyes work on a Mac, or Uinx operating
> system, or on a 286 with 100mb harddrive and 10mb Ram???
>   heck explain how Jaws or Window-Eyes will work on my Pentium with a
> dual hard drive 40gb/4gb and the latest and greatest Red Hat 8.0 OS, and
> logging onto the web in Lynx (latest version)
>
> it works both ways

I note that no one is able to meet my challenge.

> I understand your bias,

I have an *opinion*, not a bias.

> and sell JAWS to the big corporations

I do no such thing!

-- 

  Joe Clark  |  joeclark@joeclark.org
  Author, _Building Accessible Websites_
  <http://joeclark.org/access/> | <http://joeclark.org/book/>
Received on Wednesday, 18 December 2002 12:56:58 GMT

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