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From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:24:34 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0908281524v3823b70bg79acd5ed60a4dd50@mail.gmail.com>
To: chrisreeve15@yahoo.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Chris Reeve<chrisreeve15@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am trying to make a template of a page with a drop down menu of links. I
> can only make it function with scripts. I am asking a consultant to revise
> my document.
> The consultant has recommended that scripts are necessary.
> What is the current WCAG 2 rule on scripting?
> Please specify both areas <script language="javascript">Text inside
> script</script>
> and event handlers (onfocus, onblur, onmouseout, onmouseover, onchange,
> etc.)
> What Succesion Criteria(s) does the consultant need to focus on to make it
> script accessible?

Response from the Working Group
Client-side script can be used on sites that conform to WCAG 2.0 when
it is accessibility supported. In other words, if JavaScript can be
used in ways that are accessibility supported, then it is okay to use
JavaScript in those ways.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 28 August 2009 22:25:19 UTC

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