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Re: UK Government Lapsing in Accessibility (National Archives)

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 11:19:49 +0000
Message-ID: <49688455.7030309@googlemail.com>
To: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
CC: 'wai-ig list' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

On 10/1/09 11:04, David Woolley wrote:
> Normally governments tend to be on the better side for web accessibilty,
> but I just followed a Google link to the National Archives, and, as well
> as various warnings about malformed URLs in refreshes and Location
> headers, I first got a page saying my browser capabilities where being
> checked, then, when it refreshed (it was a meta refresh 0 redirect, so I
> had to force it, as I was using Lynx) it simply said "You do not have
> javascript enabled.", with no further explanation, or help, and
> certainly no alternative method of accessing the material!

Yuck. You might like to report the problem via:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/contact/form/contactsubcategories.asp?id=4

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Saturday, 10 January 2009 11:20:31 GMT

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