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Sites Slowly Seeing the Need to Make the Web Accessible to the Blind

Filed under: Accessibility — spiderwebwoman at 12:49 pm on Thursday, September 30, 2004

Jack sent me this – from the Online Journalism Review: Navigating the Internet with software that dictates text can be an obstacle course.  But some enterprising news sites are designing their sites with blind readers in mind — and finding it’s easier than they expected, and it hardly costs a thing.

Kudos to D-Link’s Technical Support

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 7:49 am on Monday, September 20, 2004

I bought a D-Link DI-524 Wireless Router from Amazon.com and decided to set it up yesterday (Sunday). I followed the directions in the User Manual to a ‘T’ but the WAN light would not come on. I tried everything I could think of; rebooting the DSL modem, rebooting my PC, rerunning the Setup Wizard – […]

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September, 2004

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 5:25 pm on Saturday, September 18, 2004

Critical Bulletins: MS04-028 – Buffer Overrun in JPEG Processing (GDI+) Could Allow CodeExecution (833987) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS04-028.mspx Important Bulletins: MS04-027 – Vulnerability in WordPerfect Converter Could Allow CodeExecution (884933) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS04-027.mspx

Order Office 2003 Service Pack 1 on CD

Filed under: FrontPage,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 5:19 pm on Saturday, September 18, 2004


ATAP (Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs) Annual Conference

Filed under: Accessibility — spiderwebwoman at 9:38 pm on Sunday, September 12, 2004

The Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) announces the first annual ATAP Conference on Assistive Technology (AT) and Accessible Information Technology (IT).When & Where: The conference will be held on November 9 & 10, 2004, in St. Louis, Missouri, at the St. Louis Hyatt at Union Station. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Individuals and organizations interested […]

Netscape 7.2 is out

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 9:57 pm on Saturday, September 4, 2004

“With faster rendering and start-up times and updated plug-ins like Macromedia Flash 7, Netscape 7.2 is built for the way you use the Web! Choose the browser that’s fast, easy and free.”

Spitzer Agreement to Make Web Sites Accessible to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Filed under: Accessibility — spiderwebwoman at 8:52 pm on Saturday, September 4, 2004

August 19, 2004 – (New York State) Attorney General Eliot Spitzer today announced settlements with two major travel web sites that will make the sites far more accessible to blind and visually impaired users. The web sites, Ramada.com and Priceline.com, have agreed to implement a variety of accessibility standards that will permit users of assistive […]

New: Windows Media Player 9 Series and 10 Series Add-in for Microsoft FrontPage

Filed under: FrontPage — spiderwebwoman at 8:32 pm on Saturday, September 4, 2004

This add-in enables new capabilities for FrontPage users including the ability to: Easily embed the Windows Media Player 9 Series or 10 Series control into FrontPage web pages and SharePoint sites; Control the look and feel of the media playback experience; Easily convert your media files for efficient network delivery. Publish to a Web or […]