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Re: Frames and Accessibility

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2003 20:30:46 -0500
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <00ca01c2c023$8f544c50$6501a8c0@handsontech>

Hi Julian,

It's not a matter of seeing, it is a matter of needing graphics for
orientation.  I know that others on this list Such as Jonathan will speak to
this issue more clearly.  It has to do with comprehensibility.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Voelcker" <asp@tvw.net>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 19, 2003 7:34 PM
Subject: Re: Frames and Accessibility



Hi David,

> while we are discussing alternate views, I should point out that there
other
> than screen readers that may not be able to use frames effectively so
> providing a no frames text version may be a bit of underkill.  You may
wish
> to consult with others on this list for input as to what should go into
the
> alternative because a text only page will not be useable by some who also
> cannot use frames.

OK, I can understand that people might have problems with frames, however
surely if they can't read a simple text web page they will be struggling to
see anything on the web?

Cheers,

Julian Voelcker
Received on Sunday, 19 January 2003 20:31:16 GMT

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