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RE: Better browsing

From: Bertilo Wennergren <bertilow@hem.passagen.se>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 16:56:39 +0100
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <HBECLJECMMGNJGANOJEPIEMICDAA.bertilow@hem.passagen.se>
James Pickering: 

> >  I know damn well that Netscape 4.* has an annoying "burp" when it
> >  encounters a meta tag charset specification, that its implementation of
> >  CSS1 is screwy, and that it's ignorant of CSS2 <snip> 

> ...... and those are its good points!

> <snip> it wants to encourage
> >  web-writers to tell would-be visitors with old browsers to buzz off, I
> >  say to hell with WaSP.

> Ah, still the old gadfly, Peter!  :-)

> But I would like to put in a plug for an excellent (and free) People with 
> Disabilities oriented Browser -- MultiWeb. I extoll its virtues 
> and explain it further at: 

> http://www.brazilcacticult.org/wf4.htm

It doesn't say if MultiWeb handles the disability that consists in using
a non-Western language, like Russian or Japanese. Does it? Probably not

What happens when someone tries to access a WaSP-ified page with one
of the browsers targeted at disabled users, e.g. the blind? Will they
be sent to the WASP-site and told to upgrade to a browser they couldn't
even use?

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                          Bertilo Wennergren
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                         <bertilow@chello.se>
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