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Re: Serving generic XML (was: storing info in XSL-FO: new issue?)

From: Grzegorz Staniak <gstaniak@zagiel.pl>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 03:05:29 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <3D6D31F9.B81448C1@zagiel.pl>
To: www-style@w3.org

Elliotte Rusty Harold napisał(a):

> >See, this is where you are simply continuing to show your ignorance.  The
> >idea that some magical special needs software can solve all the problems
> >is one of the big myths of Web accessibility.  "Oh, it's not our problem,
> >some non-existent software which, by definition, can't do the job, will
> >come along and solve everything!"
> >
> >Software such as you describe simply can't be written, especially not
> >with arbitrary XML spilling over the Web.  Yes, I know, "fuck the
> >blind" and all, they don't deserve to access the Web anyway.
> To be blunt, I don't believe you. I think it can and will be written.

How would you start writing such software, assuming that the markup you
want to interpret is - as you claimed in an earlier post - "defined by
the tools, not by the specs"?

> | Elliotte Rusty Harold | elharo@metalab.unc.edu | Writer/Programmer |

Grzegorz Staniak <gstaniak@ajax.umcs.lublin.pl>
Received on Wednesday, 4 September 2002 08:39:43 UTC

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