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Re: is javascript considered good wacg 2.0 practice?

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 07:52:47 +0000
Message-ID: <50C9894F.9030205@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: Steve Green <steve.green@testpartners.co.uk>
CC: Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Steve Green wrote:

> 3. If Bell declare JavaScript to be part of their technology
+ baseline, then the website does not need to work without JavaScript
+ enabled.  However, all the JavaScript features must be implemented
+ in an accessible manner.
There is no indication that this is a closed system.  Being able to 
declare a technology baseline sounds like a good way to avoid the 
nuisance of WCAG, if it applies to the general internet.

Note that there is an increasing community of users of ARM based systems 
using the netsurf browser which has no scripting capability at all. 
That's as well as those who have to block it for security policy reasons.
Received on Thursday, 13 December 2012 07:53:20 UTC

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