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Re: is javascript considered good wacg 2.0 practice?

From: Alan Simpson <alan@coolnerds.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:44:09 -0500
Cc: Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>, W3C WAI ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3DC0EA73-1D0E-40BA-B9D7-D5C239F08272@coolnerds.com>
To: Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>
You're right, it's easy to create a website with CSS and HTML alone. not JavaScript. But an operating system is software that that drives hardware, and hardware does nothing without electricity. It's not possible for an operating system to do anything without power. It would be like trying to drive a car without gas and a motor.

You can certainly power up a computer without an OS, those of us whole build computers do it all the time. But you can't get the computer to do anything useful until you install and OS (operating system).

On Dec 14, 2012, at 7:12 PM, Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net> wrote:

> lol!
> i do not think those ideas match exactly.  One can create a site that does not use java script.  one can not run a computer without power, although you can power a computer in theory without an operating system.
> Karen
> On Sat, 15 Dec 2012, Ramón Corominas wrote:
>> Karen wrote:
>>> if it is possible for it to be turned off then that possibility exists
>>> because people will want to turn it off.  Therefore your site should do
>>> basic things without it, end of discussion.
>> A computer has a button to turn it off. That possibility exists because people will want to turn it off. Therefore, the operating system should do basic things without power. End of discussion.
>> Regards,
>> Ramón.
Received on Saturday, 15 December 2012 00:44:38 UTC

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