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Re: sorry! RE: Stats about JavaScript availability

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 17:33:55 +0000
Message-ID: <436B9B83.5060506@splintered.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Jon Dodd wrote:

> The reason I am asking for stats is to make the case for a significant 
> redevelopment of an important public site that does rely solely on 
> JavaScript functionality. The person responsible for the site needs as 
> much ammunition as possible to convince those that hold the purse 
> strings – very often these people speak stats, hence my enquiry.

Also worth mentioning: most screen readers, as far as I know, don't 
"see" any markup generated via javascript, but rely solely on the markup 
that's originally sent by the server. So, any DOM scripting / javascript 
magic may be completely lost on users of JAWS and co.

Patrick H. Lauke
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