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RE: additional label question

From: John Foliot - WATS.ca <foliot@wats.ca>
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 11:50:39 -0400
To: "'Patrick H. Lauke'" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <04a401c53864$e38e3540$6401a8c0@bosshog>

w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org wrote:
> David Woolley wrote:
>> Those tools are intended for real life web pages.
> Yes, but it's a shame that they do not follow the
> specifications (while
> we're here discussing whether or not it's a hack to rely on situations
> in which they do not honour other parts of the specification). Once
> again, a chicken and egg problem...

I agree... We have browsers that can go from "quirks mode" to "standards
mode", why not screen readers and other AT?  I realize that this is, on this
list anyway, a rhetorical question, but honestly, how do we get guys like
Freedom Scientific to start looking at this?

John Foliot  foliot@wats.ca
Web Accessibility Specialist / Co-founder of WATS.ca
Web Accessibility Testing and Services
http://www.wats.ca   1.866.932.4878 (North America) 
Received on Sunday, 3 April 2005 15:50:46 UTC

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