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RE: Head in the sand, driving a car

From: Lauke PH <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 09:23:28 +0100
Message-ID: <3A1D23A330416E4FADC5B6C08CC252B943FFD9@misnts6.mis.salford.ac.uk>
To: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

A half-serious, half humorous answer to the "how to disable
right click" question: give them a Mac mouse ;-)

Seriously though, you may want to look at providing alternative
input devices (i.e. the "instructor's car with dual controls")

Patrick H. Lauke
Webmaster / University of Salford

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Chetwynd [mailto:j.chetwynd@btinternet.com]
> Sent: 04 June 2003 23:48
> To: Jon Hanna
> Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Head in the sand, driving a car
> Relatively simply, by having an icon (favicon or other) that 
> loads the 
> webpage on the desktop.
> or having a local carer who navigates to the page. We have users that 
> do both.
> This right clicking problem can be physical, drug induced, related to 
> learning difficulty, or other....
> In an ideal world this introduction to the web could be 
> semi-automated, 
> memorise where you got to blah blah but we are not there yet.
> This might in any case interfere with the spontaneity that motivates.
> Jonathan
> Jon wrote
> > How does the user get to the website in the first place?
Received on Thursday, 5 June 2003 04:24:36 UTC

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