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RE: Images/ALT

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 1998 17:02:15 -0600
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It is not always the dollar cost, but the cost in getting people to think
differently that matters.  It is difficult to get people to change the way
they thimk about developing WWW materials, especially if they do not know
how much time or know how to add the features the guidelines sipulate.

At 02:22 PM 1/26/98 -0800, Charles (Chuck) Oppermann wrote:
>I highly agree with this.  There are a lot of "accessibility" people adding
>everything into the mix but there are little to no one talking about the
>cost of actually implementing these recommendations.
>I assume the HTML WG has large content producers advise the group.  The HTML
>Guidelines group should have the same.
>We need a sounding board for the viability of these recommendations and buy
>in from the authoring community.
>Charles Oppermann
>Program Manager, Active Accessibility, Microsoft Corporation
>mailto:chuckop@microsoft.com http://microsoft.com/enable/
>"A computer on every desk and in every home, usable by everyone!" 
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Daniel Dardailler [mailto:danield@w3.org]
>Sent: Monday, January 26, 1998 6:52 AM
>To: Ian B. Jacobs
>Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
>Subject: Re: Images/ALT 
>We need more "user" (author that is) review to decide.
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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