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Re: More scripting thoughts Pt. 2 (was RE: Accessible road maps)

From: Steven Dale <sdale@stevendale.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 18:16:19 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <1049.129.174.36.240.1086214579.squirrel@www.stevendale.com>
To: <jim@e-media.co.uk>
Cc: <sdale@stevendale.com>, <mikba@microsoft.com>, <foliot@wats.ca>, <accessys@smart.net>, <Kurt_Mattes@bankone.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Exactly, and I think that hurts the accessibility.  Sort of like racing
lawnmowers.  Not quite the intended use of Javascript.

-Steve

Jim Ley said:
> "Steven Dale" <sdale@stevendale.com>
>>>>  I think we need to make networked programs (TCP/IP not HTTP) that
>>>>have user interfaces other than a browser accessible as well.
>>>
>>Jim Ley said:
>>> Sure, but often the only realisitic option for these is rendered in a
>>> browser re-using browser techniques, developing a native app for
>>> hundreds of platforms is ridiculous.
>>
>>And this is why Java was created. The old write once run anywhere
>> slogan.
>
> That may have been an aim, but it sure wasn't one that came to bear.
> javascript won that battle.
>
> Jim.
Received on Wednesday, 2 June 2004 18:16:59 UTC

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