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lynx-dev Re: Ecmascript and Lynx/Linux

From: A. R. Vener
Subject: lynx-dev Re: Ecmascript and Lynx/Linux
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 12:45:15 -0500
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I'm forwarding this to the lynx-dev list.

On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 11:34:16AM -0600, Cheryl Homiak wrote:
> I think what tim says is true. So the bottom line question is: Are there
> people on this list who have the skills who either are currently working
> or are going to start working on lynx? And if there are those on this list
> who are working on lynx, I think many of us would like to hear a status
> report on what's being done about the javascript issue. If nobody on this
> list is working on lynx and nobody steps forward to take on the project,
> what alternatives does that leave those of us who really want full acces
> to the Internet? (1) Hope L.C.'s assessment of the situation proves to be
> correct; (2) turn to development of accessibility of Xwindows (am I
> correct in the impression that javascript is being used in X with
> graphically-oriented browsers or am I mistaken about this?), or (3) save
> one's money for an additional OS (windows) and the expensive screen
> reader(s) that go with it (though I do realize that blind people in
> windows are not totally free of javascript issues either). I love using my
> text-based linux system, and I'm not being negative, but these are the
> future alternatives as I see them. The js issue does not yet prevent one
> from finding a way to do most things on the Internet, but it is becoming a
> regular occurrence for me to go to some site that was accessible a week or
> two ago and find that it is now "new and improved"--and inaccessible.
> So, is anybody on this list working on those issues? I, for one, would
> like to hear from your corner.
> -- 
>                               Cheryl
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