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From: Gregg Vanderheiden <GV@TRACE.WISC.EDU>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 16:50:16 -0500
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Gregg

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Gregg Vanderheiden Ph.D.
Ind Engr - Biomed - Trace,  Univ of Wis
gv@trace.wisc.edu

 


-----Original Message-----
From: David L. Jaffe [mailto:jaffe@rrdmail.stanford.edu] 
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 8:25 PM
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Subject: And Web Sites for All

And Web Sites for All
From: PC Magazine - May 7, 2002 
By: Paul Bonner

The complexity of accessible Web design hit home for me one afternoon
when I
was sitting in the office of a blind professor at the University of
Texas at
Austin, watching as he navigated his screen-reader - equipped browser to
the
most popular commerce site on the Web. "Amazon.com," announced the
pleasant
voice, "189 links on page." At which point the voice began a torturously
slow
recital, reading the "alt" text description of each of those 189 links. 

Read the entire article at:
http://www.pcmag.com/article/0,2997,s%253D1487%2526a%253D25256,00.asp
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