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Re: Draft for review: How People with Disabilities Use the Web

From: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen@spiderwebwoman.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 20:49:28 -0400
Message-ID: <03f101c02d9c$f46ff560$922e3ccc@spider>
To: "WAI EO List" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>
Section 2:
"These limitations can include injury-related and aging-related conditions,
and can be temporary or chronic."
Question: Is chronic the same as permanent?

Examples of barriers that people with blindness may encounter on the Web
Add: Animated text or images that interfere with screen-readers.

Hard of hearing:
Add: the inability to turn off embedded music or other sounds that could
interfere with captioned audio.

~ Kathleen Anderson
Spider Web Woman Designs
AWARE:  http://aware.hwg.org/

----- Original Message -----
From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
To: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2000 7:06 PM
Subject: Draft for review: How People with Disabilities Use the Web


For those attending the face-to-face meeting in Ottawa on October 5 and 6,
please review and be prepared to discuss the following new draft of:
How People with Disabilities Use the Web

If you are not attending the meeting, we still welcome your comments on
this document, to the EO WG mailing list at w3c-wai-eo@w3.org.

Please note the new address at which latest drafts of this document can be

This draft has not yet been circulated to other WAI groups for review; it
may be ready for that by the draft after this one, and then for broader
review on subsequent drafts.


- Judy

Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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