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RE: Accessibility issues and AJAX


From: Michael R. Burks
Date: Nov 30, 2005 9:40AM


We have seen that rush before...yes?


Mike Burks

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[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Tim Beadle
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 9:59 AM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Accessibility issues and AJAX

On 30/11/05, Robinson, Norman B - Washington, DC
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> How would AJAX function with scripting disabled?

Ajax itself wouldn't, as it uses JavaScript. However, the application
should still function without JavaScript enabled, if it's done right.
Unfortunately a lot of Ajax apps are done wrong, their authors
ignoring progressive enhancement principles in the rush to be the
latest kewl Web 2.0 app.