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Re: [media] Making Sites Accessible Makes Sense For All Customers

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 21:15:47 -0500
Message-ID: <025001c0962c$0c9fcaa0$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "Phill Jenkins" <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
the lynx 1 percent is a bit off because if lynx hits a sight that it
cannot access, it is not even logged.  the intent here was to possit
access solutions not to field domenance.  Sure, it is a lynx problem,
but it cannot be solved as easily as the solutions currently at hand
can be implemented by authors.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Phill Jenkins" <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@home.com>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: February 13, 2001 8:52 PM
Subject: Re: [media] Making Sites Accessible Makes Sense For All

> ...woulde have to be
> rewritten from the ground up and called something else.

Sounds familiar, like what some are asking developers to do if they
JavaScript on their pages, or worse yet, applets.

Last I checked [1][2]

     Lynx was less than 1% of browsers

     JavaScript was used on 37.45% of sites

Sounds like a lynx problem to me.

[1] BrowserWatch at internet.com
[2] http://www.securityspace.com/s_survey/data/man.200101/techpen.html

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