Locked out using Linux/Opera

Matthew Hawkins matthew at topic.com.au
Fri Feb 8 11:53:21 EST 2002

On Fri, 08 Feb 2002, Peter Watson wrote:
> I am a student at CIT in my last year. I was "surprised" to discover that I am now no longer able to access my academic records.
> This is apparently (according to their IT person) because the software used to (ahem) implement their "BANNER" is only aware of M$ and IE or nutscrape.
> I have chosen to go open source this year and CHOOSE Linux and Opera as my OS/Browser.
> Needless to say I"ll take issue to IT dollar dispensers at CIT...
> Comments?

This violates the Australian law governing accessibility.  Kindly
volunteer to fix their site - they'll benefit from you and many others
not class-action suing them and you'll benefit from the experience in
producing a production-quality web service.


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