Roku accessibility (was Re: Youtube TV Site?)
Linux for blind general discussion
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Fri Jun 23 02:52:56 UTC 2017
There is no such thing as most developers. Regardless those doing
business in global jurisdictions where wacg 2.0 is incorporated into
legal requirements might find themselves in trouble.
Now, if a web designer remembers what the word cascading style sheets
means, your inability to point might not reflect what i s possible in a
truly configured low graphics environment.
Or so that has been my personal experience.
I can say absolutely firmly that personal applies to me...which is the
case for each individual.
On Fri, 23 Jun 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Considering how hit or miss websites are when it comes to ease of
> blind use even in a browser as mainstream and feature rich(arguably to
> the point of excess) as Firefox, I'm inclined to believe most
> webmasters have made no effort to ensure accessibility and that when a
> website is fully accessible, it's as often by accident as by design. I
> doubt the average creator of webpages even knows that browsers like
> elinks and lynx even exist or even takes the time to ensure there
> pages load as intended in mainstream graphical browsers other than the
> one they use themselves.
> That said, from what I've tried, I'd have to say currently available
> console web browsers leave much to be desired, with even sites that
> have never given me problems in Firefox sometimes being unusable in
> text-mode browsers assuming I can even figure out how to point the
> text-mode browser at a given URl. It's a real shame that even the best
> text browsers seem so limited compared to their graphical cousins,
> especially since Firefox is the only reason I ever launch an Xsession.
> Jeffery Wright
> President Emeritus, Nu Nu Chapter, Phi Theta Kappa.
> Former Secretary, Student Government Association, College of the Albemarle.
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