RE: Section 508 Question on Javascript - Section 1194.22, Paragraph (l)

Fairly simply it means that if you are using JavaScript in a page the
contents of that Javascript need to be accessible to assistive technology.
In the example given the pop-up Javascript box (alert dialog, whatever) is
allowable if the content is available (readable) to assistive technology.

In simple language: Is the Javascript pop-up read when viewing the page in
assitive technolgy?  If yes, your page is compliant.

Hope that helps-

Got 508?

-----Original Message-----
From: []On
Behalf Of Graham Oliver
Sent: Monday, February 12, 2001 3:56 PM
Subject: Section 508 Question on Javascript - Section 1194.22, Paragraph

I have tried to get to some sort of understanding of
this on the Section 508 list at Trace, but am still in
the land of confusion!

The thread starts here

I have been asked to write an article on accessibility
which covers Section 508 so would like to give a
reasonable interpretation of this regulation.

Anyone care to have a go?

Graham Oliver

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Received on Monday, 12 February 2001 16:52:57 UTC