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RE: US Sec. 508 [was: Re: FW: ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines Notice of Proposed Rulemakin g]

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2000 10:19:01 -0500
Message-Id: <4.1.20000403101803.00af55f0@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Do you have the URI to their guidelines.

At 04:13 PM 4/1/00 -0600, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
>The new 508 guidelines are out and they chose not to use the WCAG.   We
>should talk about what the implications of this are.  There will now be two
>different sets of guidelines for what constitutes accessible web sites or
>We should take a close look at the similarities and differences between
>We should also see if there is anything that should be added or removed or
>reworded in the 508 regs and get those in as comments.
>Should be interesting.
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Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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