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

From: Simon White <simon.white@jkd.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 09:28:43 -0000
Message-ID: <FDFC0668A850D246BC4231715D94904E0CD826@uranus.jkd.co.uk>
To: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
There are also those of us who have scripting turned off on occasion rather than all the time. That has got to skew the figures somewhat...

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From: David Woolley [mailto:david@djwhome.demon.co.uk]
Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2002 22:01
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: These are accessible? I'm not sure they are

> (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.

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