Squeaker eager to play Croquet ( GAH! Flash! )
gafisher at sprynet.com
Wed Nov 6 09:28:25 UTC 2002
Having done some work with sightless computer users my personal preference
is to build my public websites to be fully navigable with Lynx and then add
bells and whistles, without breaking the text-level usability, only if and
as appropriate. However, my imagination is taxed trying to imagine the
vision of the Croquet preliminary description brought to fruition in
text-only mode. <s>
As a private, developer's website, Croquet's appears to fit the needs of its
All the best,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Randal L. Schwartz" <merlyn at stonehenge.com>
To: "Gary Fisher" <gafisher at sprynet.com>
Cc: <squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2002 10:44 PM
Subject: Re: Squeaker eager to play Croquet ( GAH! Flash! )
> >>>>> "Gary" == Gary Fisher <gafisher at sprynet.com> writes:
> Gary> Given the scope and vision of Croquet I'm not sure advanced web
> Gary> out of place, though normal practice is to include a "plain vanilla"
> Gary> page for those who, by choice or need, use browsers of limited
> Gary> Reading the .pdf and website info it seems unlikely, though, that
> Gary> will appeal to, or even function for, those who cannot or will not
> Gary> graphically rich user interfaces.
> Well, how well does Scamper work on the website?
> That's the real test, isn't it?
> Or Mozilla, if you're in a power-user open-source mood.
> But I'm a firm believer in "graceful degradation". Not everyone can
> "upgrade", and not everyone wants to.
> giving a good plain A HREF="http://.." alternative somewhere, even if
> it's not as pretty.
> OK, just my opinion. But I've been around the web for a while now. :)
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