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Re: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

From: Warner ten Kate <tenkate@natlab.research.philips.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 11:47:51 +0100
Message-Id: <36ECE556.ACA55181@natlab.research.philips.com>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org, ph@w3.org, dd@w3.org
Ian Jacobs wrote:
> 
> Masayasu Ishikawa wrote:
> >
> > Warner ten Kate wrote:
> >
> > > I am not stating the guidelines are not beneficial
> > > to the wider area, but I would suggest to restrict
> > > the scope of the Guidelines to access by disabled people
> > > more clearly (the Abstract does mention this).
> > > I expect doing this will help the understanding of
> > > the document and its use.
> >
> > I fully agree with Warner on this point.
> 
> I think the easiest will be to state up front (in the Abstract
> and perhaps the Introduction) that the Guidelines have the
> primary goal of promoting accessibility. If, in later rationales,
> we promote general benefits alongside specific accessibility
> needs, I don't think we're undermining the strength of the
> document.
> 

Agree. 


Warner.
Received on Monday, 15 March 1999 05:48:32 GMT

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