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Re: Edit in Scope section

From: Doyle Burnett <dburnett@sesa.org>
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2003 12:19:33 -0900
To: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>, W3C Web Content <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BBCE9B55.127A%dburnett@sesa.org>
To All Discussing This -

Good dialogue that weıre having ­ I have a problem with using the word
³full² as it makes it sound all inclusive which is what I know weıre
striving for.  I really do think something like ­ usable by all people
regardless of disability or usable by people having many different types of
disabilities or usable by people having different kinds of disabilities.

Again, ³full range² seems (to me) to imply something a bit odd and I cannot
fully rationalize my thought process.  Itıs almost like if you do not have
the particular full range of a particular disability, we may NOT be talking
about you.  The full range of autism, the full range of blindness (total) -
I donıt know.  Thoughts?

On 11/5/03 12:01 PM, "Sailesh Panchang" <sailesh.panchang@deque.com> wrote:

> : John M Slatin <mailto:john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>   writes:
> Good catch! Maybe "... the full range of people with disabilities"?
> ===
> Sailesh:
> I think "full range of PWD" reduces PWD to some inanimate objects or produce
> like full range of something or the other.
> So I stick to my earlier view that is reproduced below:
> Refer to WCAG 2.0 Scope. A statement reads:
> "...and usable by people with a full range of disabilities. "
>  
> Probably  what is meant is  "usable by people  having different kinds of
> disabilities"
> Does "people with full range"  imply   only those those individuals each of
> whom have  all disabilities  imaginable? Probably not.
> Sailesh Panchang
> Senior Accessibility Engineer
> Deque Systems,11180  Sunrise Valley Drive,
> 4th Floor, Reston VA 20191
> Tel: 703-225-0380 Extension 105
> E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
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>  
> 
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