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RE: is javascript considered good wacg 2.0 practice? [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 11:32:52 -0500 (EST)
To: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
cc: "'ANDERSEN, Leon'" <Leon.Andersen@fahcsia.gov.au>, "'Adam Cooper'" <cooperad@bigpond.com>, "'W3C WAI ig'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1212181131240.8553@cygnus.smart.net>

not addressed because I have been there and tried it,,  yes I have and use 
firefox, it is not the same and it is still a bandwidth hog.  why are you 
so hung up on this, do you sell javascript ???

the WORLD is not the same as our world


On Tue, 18 Dec 2012, John Foliot wrote:

> Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 08:25:34 -0800
> From: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
> To: accessys@smart.net
> Cc: "'ANDERSEN, Leon'" <Leon.Andersen@fahcsia.gov.au>,
>     'Adam Cooper' <cooperad@bigpond.com>, 'W3C WAI ig' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: RE: is javascript considered good wacg 2.0 practice? 
> accessys@smart.net wrote:
>> On Mon, 17 Dec 2012, John Foliot wrote:
>>> If there were valid and compelling reasons why these users can *only*
>>> use Lynx (as opposed to the fact they simply *prefer* to use Lynx)
>> then
>>> I think that the discussion would be on a different track. I have
>> posed
>>> this question twice now to the advocates for Lynx, and they have
>> chosen
>>> not to respond, perhaps because there is no valid reason they can
>> bring
>>> forth.
>> BANDWIDTH  as I have said repeatedly
>> when bandwidth is tight graphics gets so slow as to be useless.
> Firefox (Windows, Mac, Linux): Tools >> Options >> Content. From here you
> can choose to automatically load images or not. While the default is
> selected as "yes", with a simple checkbox you can stop images from loading
> unless you request them. That solves the "...graphics gets so slow..."
> problem. There is also an option on that same tab to disable JavaScript for
> those times when you prefer not to have it activated, but for sites that
> require it you can then turn it back "on". Using a fully JS-compliant
> browser as a text-only browser is trivial to accomplish, you don't *NEED*
> Lynx for that task, you simply *Prefer* Lynx for that.
> Bandwidth problem addressed. Next?
> JF
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