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Re: Supporting real accessibility Re: Seeing the open issues

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 22:59:06 +0000 (UTC)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0708222252480.29534@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 22 Aug 2007, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 18:55:25 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > 
> > I went out of my way to make sure that the tool was written with 
> > accessibility in mind, such that any compliant aural browser or any 
> > screen reader with a compliant browser would be more than able to work 
> > well with this tool;
> 
> I believe we are all sorry that such tools only exist in the hands of a 
> very few experts, and in cloud-cuckoo-land. The principles of solving 
> real problems, priority of constituencies, and universal access should 
> have, as I understand it, led to something that ws useful in the real 
> world rather than just for technical purity.

Actually the tool I provided supported Firefox+JAWS fine. The problem was 
with IE, not with the accessibility tools.

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