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on accessibility -- Re: Multi-Channel Section rewiewed

From: Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 16:29:12 +0200
Cc: "Ken Fischer ClickForHelp.com" <ken@clickforhelp.com>, Catherine Roy <croy@communautique.qc.ca>, eGovIG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
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To: "Miguel A. Amutio Gómez" <miguel.amutio@map.es>
Miguel, Ken, all,

As Sharron mentioned before EOWG is preparing several comments on the  
topic. AFAIK, the Group is comfortable with the distinction between  
access and accessibility in our document and as referenced below.

Sharron, please correct me if I'm wrong.

-- Jose

El 23/04/2009, a las 16:26, Miguel A. Amutio Gómez escribió:
> Hi Ken,
> I had reworked the paragraph to distinguish between access options  
> and availability:
> "Governments should take into account distribution, access options  
> and accessibility aspects to avoid creating new barriers which could  
> limit the amount of information or services provided. Consideration  
> to socially disadvantaged users, users without high bandwidth and  
> high cost devices, as well as devices, platforms and websites with  
> smaller audiences should be taken into account."
> I think that with this wording it satisfies the ideas we want to  
> express.
> Best regards,
> Miguel A.
> Ken Fischer ClickForHelp.com escribió:
>> Hi Miguel
>> 	I has changed accessibility in my doc to availability to address
>> Catherine's concerns over the wording. It seems that would work in  
>> the
>> paragraph below better.
>> 	Ken
>> 7th paragraph:
>> "Governments should clearly take into account distribution and  
>> accessibility options which do not pose barriers which would result  
>> in a decrease the amount of information distribution or services  
>> provided." This phrase needs to be polished a bit but I am unclear  
>> what is meant by "accessibility options". Could you please  
>> clarify ? Do you mean access or accessibility ?
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