[PLUG-TALK] There Oughta' Be A Law

wes plug at the-wes.com
Tue Mar 1 11:14:30 PST 2011

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>wrote:

>   There ought to be a law that requires government Web sites, at all levels
> of government, to be usable by _any_ friggin' Web browser, not just
> Internet
> Exploder. So far I've discovered that Multnomah County's Assessors Office
> maps (or is that via Metro?) are no longer firefox-accessible but require
> bending over to Microsoft by using their software. Same with the US
> Geological Survey's National Hydrographic Dataset.
define "accessible" - are they really using  IE-specific technology, or are
they just checking what each browser reports itself to be and blocking
anything that doesn't say IE?

can you post any public URLs that have stopped working?

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