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Re: Web-hosting services

From: Nir Dagan <nir@nirdagan.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 1998 02:35:00 GMT
Message-Id: <199812011723.SAA01050@sahara.upf.es>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
"Internet Hosting Services are another big commodity and I do not know how
accessible they are making their sites and ways to upload information and to
interact with the server. Most have a control panel where you can interface
with the server. I thought the topic to be interesting as a way to see how
to select a good ISP for you.  I do not believe these sites are built for

It is my impression from free space providers, that some of their 
web interface may be not that accessible and that their "web development"
interface consistently creates HTML with poor inaccessible markup.
(i.e., images without alt)

IMHO, the major problem here is that these services give bad education 
to young people.

On the other hand, a great deal of hosting services allow to upload files 
by ftp. Even those free space providers like tripod and angelfire allow for 
that. FTP shouldn't cause any accessibility problems as line-command FTP 
clients are available.

Nir Dagan, Ph.D.

"There is nothing quite so practical as a good theory." 
-- A. Einstein
Received on Tuesday, 1 December 1998 12:33:38 UTC

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