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Re: Gallery of accessible sites...

From: gregory j. rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 02:52:31 -0400
To: <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Cc: <julie.howell@rnib.org.uk>
CMN: And the RNIB are reportedly happy with the site http://wwww.tesco.co.uk
believe) following revision of that site to address accessibility concerns.

GJR: tesco actually developed an alternative interface:
for accessibility's sake...  it is one of, if not THE, success story of the
Royal National Foundation for the Blind's "Campaign for Good Web Design" --
the project which julie howell described at the EO face2face meeting held in
amsterdam on 22 june 2001 -- more information on the RNIB's role in site
evaluation/quality assurance/activism-cum-guidance can be found at:

from which one can find the an announcement that the Tesco Access site has
won the RNIB's first
"See It Right Accessible Website Award":
which (obviously) contains information about the Tesco Access site and its
genesis, as well as a link to RNIB's "See It Right Pack":

in addition, there is an announcement entitled "Tesco Access: the creation
of an accessible online shopping experience" located at:
which describes an event at which anyone who books a spot via the
aforementioned URI and who is in London can hear about the "Tesco Access"
project directly from nick lansley, the IT and "New Technologies Manager"
for tesco.com


Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
                                                -- George Santayana
Gregory J. Rosmaita, oedipus@hicom.net
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