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RE: A table navigation technique

From: Charles (Chuck) Oppermann <chuckop@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 12:54:10 -0800
Message-ID: <BB61526CDE70D2119D0F00805FBECA2F02840F33@RED-MSG-55>
To: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>, Kathy Hewitt <kathyhe@MICROSOFT.com>, phoenixl@netcom.com, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
The burden doesn't solely fall on the ISVs.  Did you think Active
Accessibility developed itself?

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Luebking [mailto:phoenixl@netcom.com]
Sent: Monday, November 16, 1998 12:48 PM
To: Charles (Chuck) Oppermann; Kathy Hewitt; phoenixl@netcom.com;
Subject: RE: A table navigation technique


Why should the burden fall on the shoulders of the access technology
developers?  My impression is that some of them feel forced to do it
because browsers aren't providing the information in a directly
accessible format.  Have you heard many access technology developers
insist that they want to expend their resources on developing table


PS  I wasn't aware of Active Accessibility running on UNIX or Mac's.

> I agree with Kathy - some folks should try working with the technology
> available.  For over a year now, WinVision 97 has made tables highly
> accessible through Active Accessibility.  They even have a bunch of tables
> in their web site to prove their point.  JFW uses a technique to
> the document to unroll the table horizonatally.
> Tell me why this absolutely must be in the browser code.
Received on Monday, 16 November 1998 15:54:18 UTC

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