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Re: Intranet pages

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 10:31:55 +0000 (UTC)
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908051030350.18950@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 5 Aug 2009, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> > >
> > > so to exclude these environments from consideration in the 
> > > development of html, is to exclude an important aspect of the 
> > > provision of access to users with disabilities.
> >
> > HTML does not have an exclusive option on the provision of 
> > accessibility features, or any other features. The whole point here is 
> > that in a walled garden environment, features (such as accessibility 
> > features) can be specified, implemented, and deployed without broad 
> > community agreement.
>
> i am not clear on what you are saying here.

I'm saying that ignoring intranets in designing open Web specs doesn't 
lead to poor accessibility in intranets, since they don't have to use open 
Web technologies.

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