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Re: Creating an accessible Table of Contents

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2013 10:44:52 -0500 (EST)
To: Olaf Drümmer <olaf@druemmer.com>
cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>, Vivienne CONWAY <v.conway@ecu.edu.au>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1303011039430.6155@cygnus.smart.net>

and maybe a lot of the shouting should be at microsoft which has 
intentionally sabatoged the "open document format" which is accessible and 
freely avaliable to all.  except that MS has blocked it from the windows 
system by default.   even documents produced by libre or open office on a 
windows computer and saved in open document format cannot often be read by 
the same machine if using word.
  and MS will not release any of it's code for access sharing among OS's 
(not that I would expect them to) but they shouldn't sabatoge the 
naturally occuring accessible formats that haven't paid windows licensing 
fees.

Bob


On Fri, 1 Mar 2013, [iso-8859-1] Olaf Drümmer wrote:

> I simply believe the burden to make operating systems accessible should 
> be on the operating system, not only on some format for transporting 
> content.
5B>
> Just envision some operating system decided not to support a certain technology or format any longer - is it then up to that technology or format to fix the operating system? One might think this can only happen to the likes of Flash, but what if someone decided HTML is not what they wish to support? Would all HTML become inaccessible because  of this?
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