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Re: JavaScript and Accessibility

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2003 20:26:19 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200306141926.h5EJQJK11188@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Can you substantiate your perception that WAI scope is limited to 
> static documents? (including forms)

Only by demonstrating the obvious absurdity of all "web content", by
which I assume you mean services, and data (including executable code)
accessible using the internet.

I can download a complete copy of Linux from the web.  Does that mean that
the WCAG applies to everything that Linux does.

I can probably download a complete copy of Windows XP, albeit illegally;
does that mean that the WCAG applies to Windows XP.

I can probably similarly (illegally) download a copy of any X-Box game
program.  Does that  mean that all X-Box games are covered by the WCAG.

I don't believe that they are intended to apply to all computer software
and data just because they can be obtained from the "web".
Received on Saturday, 14 June 2003 15:26:22 UTC

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