[thelist] acces-board.gov - is this a joke?

Tom Dell'Aringa pixelmech at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 22 07:42:05 CST 2003

--- Peter-Paul Koch <gassinaumasis at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I'm currently working on a page about JavaScript and accessibility
> (will notify the list when it's ready), and visited
> http://www.access-board.gov/, 
> which at first sight appears to be the site of the US board
> concerned with accessibility issues.
> What do we see on the homepage? A bloody JAVA APPLET which contains
> the main navigation, and no trace of an alternative navigation.
> Is this a joke? Are these just comedians pretending to be the US
> Access Board? Or am I missing something here?
> For the moment I decided not to trust anything on that site (and
> some of the rules are very weird).

Wow, doesn't look fake to me. This is unbelieveable! I have IE6/XP so
of course I get the multiple prompts to load the java - and I cannot
get the page unless I allow it. Absolutely horrible.


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