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(unknown charset) Re: is javascript considered good wacg 2.0 practice?

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Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:50:20 -0500 (EST)
To: (unknown charset) Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>
cc: (unknown charset) Harry Loots <harry.loots@ieee.org>, W3C WAI ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1212171446160.15500@cygnus.smart.net>

I have a 35 year old car that I dirve regularly it is accepted on any road 
in the US and Canada, haven't tried driving it elsewhere
(has regular tags and full insurance, not a show car)

DOS is a modern operating system, latest version as recent as Jan 2012e

I prefer it for e-mail myself for a number of reasons.
besides accessibility.
it is fast
uses less bandwidth
almost totally immune to bugs, hacks and other malware
and almost no advertising (I think yahoo is the only ad I ever run 
accross)



Bob



On Mon, 17 Dec 2012, [ISO-8859-1] Ramón Corominas wrote:

> Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:48:17 +0100
> From: "[ISO-8859-1] Ramón Corominas" <listas@ramoncorominas.com>
> To: Harry Loots <harry.loots@ieee.org>
> Cc: W3C WAI ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: is javascript considered good wacg 2.0 practice?
> Resent-Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 18:48:54 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> Harry wrote:
>
>> Ironically, this exactly illustrates Karen's original point. _Your point_: 
>> To be able to use the highway, you need a modern car; that's perfectly 
>> acceptable;
>> _Karen's point_: If you do not want to make use of the highway you use a 
>> bicycle. On an *alternative* route. 
>> Karen is not complaining because the route requires a modern car; she is 
>> merely asking that she too be allowed to get to the end-point. 
>
> Karen is not accepting any "alternative route" different from the Web. She is 
> voluntarily choosing a tool that she knows is not compatible with JavaScript 
> but she is not accepting the consequences of that decision. She is 
> complaining because she cannot ride her bike on modern highways. Moreover, 
> there are free adapted cars available, but she doesn't want to drive a car. 
> She likes her bike.
>
> Alternative routes can be completely different such as a phone service or 
> even traditional letters sent using traditional post offices. Of course you 
> can use traditional mail instead of e-mail, it is your decision. Post offices 
> are also "modern" since new postmen are hired every year.
>
> And, one more time, everyone else that makes the same decision will have the 
> same kind of problems. It is not a discrimination against people with 
> disabilities, it is the direct consequence of using tools that are not 
> prepared for the modern world.
>
> Regards,
> Ramón.
>
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