On 9/12/06, Judah McAuley <judah at wiredotter.com> wrote: > Yes, the non-ajax click through every page paradigm would be slower for > normal users. But you aren't forcing them to use it. That version is for > people using alternate access methods. Is that version more productive > for people using alternate access methods? I would certainly say yes, if > the alternative is that they can't use the app. You are increasing > productivity for the broadest class of users with your ajax stuff and > then providing a workable solution for other users. That is the highest > level of productive gain possible. So what's your issue? The productivity gain is much less, and my bill rate is the same. It's my issue, because I have to justify the extra hours to the client. On 9/12/06, Randal Rust <randalrust at gmail.com> wrote: > > Avoiding a lawsuit, I guess. > > And I would say, no, not really. If I am reading you right, then the > applications that you build to increase productivity are for > employees. If the applications work with assistive technology, then it > is up to the employer to provide (or be willing to provide) the proper > tools to do the job in a situation where they have hired a person with > a disability. Well, in this case, the 'employer' is a state government. You may be right -- I am by no means an expert on the responsibilities of employers in this case, and the extent to which that would extend to me as a consultant. -- Matt Warden Cleveland, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.