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Re: UA ISSUE OF THE WEEK: Table element access

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 16:34:06 -0600
Message-Id: <199901142233.QAA17733@staff1.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: dd@w3.org
Cc: "Charles (Chuck) Oppermann" <chuckop@microsoft.com>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
I don't want to focus so much on user agent problems, but user problems in
the guidelines.  The techniques section can include how different
technogies can approach fixing the problem.

At 05:23 PM 1/13/99 +0100, Daniel Dardailler wrote:
>> My opinion and at least in my estimate of the consensus within the working
>> group for the last month is that we want to reflect user requirements which
>> included non-visual renderings.  
>My opinion is that by wanting to include all problems for all agents,
>we're not progressing much and the issues are becoming too complex
>(which I define as complex enough that I don't understand them by
>reading a message on UA without rereading all the previous thread,
>which I don't have time to do).
>I want to look at what IE/Netscape/Opera have to do so that when used
>alone or with an assistive technology, they are accessible.
>Monday I met a new student to work on some WAI tool with me here in
>Sophia (France). She's blind and use IE + some softbraille
>product. She didn't even know what lynx or webspeak were, and she's in
>3rd year MS computer science.
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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