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Re: Italian Law... today will be the day

From: Tom Croucher <tcroucher@netalleynetworks.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 13:59:14 +0100
To: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG <rscano@iwa-italy.org>, WCAG List <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <oprw4zo0uqu930jj@mail.icet.co.uk>

Roberto,

I am sure I can speak for all of us when I say congratulations on this 
wonderful step.


Tom

On Thu, 16 Oct 2003 14:50:10 +0200, Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG 
<rscano@iwa-italy.org> wrote:

>
> The first step was done (sorry, only italian language):
> The Parlament has approved the text:
> http://new.camera.it/_dati/leg14/lavori/stampati/pdf/14PDL0049770.pdf
>
> now it will pass to the Senate for the approvation.
>
> some points referring to web accessibility:
> - accessibility rules must refer to the international directives and
> guidelines (indirectly referring to W3C WAI)
> - update guidelines when international guidelines will be developed
> - government have 90 days to create the rules for accessibility
> - in learning and e-learning must be apply also study of web
> accessibility
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
> To: "WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2003 11:51 AM
> Subject: Italian Law... today will be the day
>
>
>
> Hi to All!
> Today officially will be discussed the italian law for the accessibility
> of the web and software/hardware.
>
> I think that it will be discussed about 6.00PM italian local time and
> available in audio/video streaming at:
>
> http://www.camera.it/attivita/lavori/01.aula/05.direttav.asp
>
> Yesterday for the first time the W3C will be officially convocated to
> explain why we need to refer to the EU directives about the W3C WAI
> program and we as IWA/HWG has followed the creation and modification of
> the law and (if approved as is) we have propose an article inside the
> law that directly point to have this reference.
>
> We hope that today we go ahead with the first of the two steps that make
> the italian law with WAI (WCAG, ATAG, UAAG) references.
>
> Roberto Scano
> IWA/HWG EMEA Coordinator
> W3C Advisory Commitee Representative for IWA/HWG
> International Webmasters Association / HTML Writers Guild
> http://www.iwanet.org - http://www.hwg.org
> E-Mail: emea@iwanet.org - w3c-rep@iwanet.org
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>
Received on Thursday, 16 October 2003 08:59:19 GMT

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