Malcolm Coles, the Editor of Which.co.uk, has been highlighting some of the problems with the technology for search engine optimisation and accessibility (the two are often closely related) on his blog.
“the Guardian is arguably in breach of the Disability Discrimination Act, which ‘makes it unlawful for a service provider to discriminate against a disabled person by refusing to provide any service which it provides to members of the public’.”
The Guardian’s announcement of the changes, Coles’ comments, and their responses can all be seen here.
- “The comments are sloooow to appear Once the page has loaded, the JS runs and the comments are loaded into the page. This is slow. Really slow.”