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Re: ADA compliance: ASP server-side scripting and text-only

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From: Jean Watkins
Date: Dec 14, 2001 7:45PM



We use a lot of ASP on our site and all of the codes we use have the server
render the page and then write it and it comes into the browser as good old
fashioned HTML. There should be no problems that I'm aware of..

Jean L. Watkins
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http://www.AbilityForum.com
Community Access Through Technology
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From: "Scott, Angel" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2001 12:36 PM
Subject: ADA compliance: ASP server-side scripting and text-only


> Hello All,
>
> I would like to work on a site and make the content as ADA compliant as
possible with the following restriction posed by the W3C: (l) When pages
utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface
elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with
functional text that can be read by assistive technology.
>
> Is the minimal use of ASP ok? It does use script to conditionally write
some content to a page. Someone I met on the net mentioned that when a
particular section is accessed, content rendered in this manner is written
to the screen before the page loads, and can#226#Aot be distinguished from
standard content. Is this true?
>
> Although it is preferable to create a site that is completely ADA
compliant, you may have to restrict the functions of some of the pages in
order to be compliant. So I have decided to create a text-only version of
the site. Is this an acceptable means of making a site ADA compliant?
>
> Thank you,
>
> Angel Scott
> Nnmjm#195##162#v



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