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Re: Intranet pages

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 11:40:00 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80908050340n5c8fbcafr2ad08aa18af6ba82@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
>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.

I haven't actually seen a web based intranet application that does not make
use of open web technologies. Also the same can be said for the 'open web',
it does not have to use open web technologies either.

regards
stevef

2009/8/5 Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

> 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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Steve Faulkner
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