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Re: These are accessible? I'm not sure they are

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 22:00:31 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200203212200.g2LM0VM02529@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> (for example, the 13% of people who disable scripts even though the browser
> is capable of running scripts)

I'd be interested in a source for this.  I'm one of them, but I reckon
that I'm the only one in my company, making the figure about 1.6%, and
I would have thought that in the mass market the figure was lower.

It would be rather telling if true, given the number of even blue chip
sites (latest I found was KPMG) that blank screen without scripting, 
and the even greater number that are un-navigable without it.

Most businesses assume that 99% of the people dumb enough to do business
with them have scripting on.  Maybe the people with scripting off either
ignore advertising or can't afford to buy.
Received on Friday, 22 March 2002 04:20:30 UTC

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