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FYI: Think piece on natural language usage assistance now available

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 15:09:41 -0500
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We finally have an issue paper that connects
- translation readiness
- access for persons whose first language is Bliss or some other 
little-used and non-textual language
- glossary technical architecture
- common architecture for lexicons supporting 'sound' and/or 'sense' 
information for textual terms

I posted a little announce message to WAI-XTECH as follows:


There is a paper

    Natural Language Usage -- Issues and Strategies for Universal Access to

Posted at


Lisa Seeman prepared this for WAI/PF as a background piece to fill a need
arising out of some of our work with format groups.

In order to foster discussion with multiple communities who share no agreed
private space, we are sharing this in public.

It is intended to be thought-provoking, not prescriptive of a particular
course of action or set of constraints on action.  But it does appear to
shed light on what is an action opportunity that would benefit all of us,
and particularly some people with some disabilities will find the web rather
inaccessible unless some progress is made in this area.

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