Talking about the weather
Friday October 20th 2017, 1:42 pm
Filed under: Family,Life

I wondered why my favorite weather site, after a recent upgrade, no longer automatically reloads as the temperature changes–you have to hit refresh now. And it kind of bugged me.

Until a conversation between the resident geek and the non-resident geek about user interfaces accommodating the disabled. Turns out, that feature I liked so much would have been making it so that the blind couldn’t have their program read it to them out loud.

Well then. I’m glad someone took that into account and broke the site just enough.

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Oh, isn’t that interesting. It would never have occurred to me. I do always want to know the “why” of things.

Comment by ccr in MA 10.20.17 @ 2:10 pm

I’m glad there was a good reason for the change and you were able to obtain the explanation.

Go Richard! 🙂

Comment by Suzanne in Montreal 10.21.17 @ 9:28 am

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