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Re: lynx-dev rejection of lynx by website

From: David Woolley
Subject: Re: lynx-dev rejection of lynx by website
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2001 22:31:39 +0000 (GMT)

>               Lynx Trace Log (2.8.4dev.15)
> Composing Authorization for
> HTAASetup_lookup: No template matched `bin/' (so probably not 
> protected)

It is not using HTTP authentication.  It is is requesting the login information
as form data, not by HTTP means.

> Explorer in order to work correctly. If I changed the user-agent string,
> would this help solve my problem? Any other suggestions people could make
> would be very appreciated. Thank you.

I'm afraid that even the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility
Iniative mailing list is more or less veering towards the position that a
site is suitable for blind users if it works with a combination of JAWS
and Internet Explorer, although I'd be interested in hearing arguments
as to why it is not realistic for you to use this combination.  Personally
I believe that good web design should degrade gracefully to tools like

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