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Re: Outreach to Contract Web Authors

From: Mike Burks <mburks952@worldnet.att.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 19:18:42 -0500
To: "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <01bd5203$687c5480$5e40450c@mike-b>
YES!

Mike Burks
-----Original Message-----
From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
To: Kathleen Fagan-Raeihle <raeihle@nycap.rr.com>
Cc: mburks952@worldnet.att.net <mburks952@worldnet.att.net>;
w3c-wai-ig@w3.org <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Date: Tuesday, March 17, 1998 6:07 PM
Subject: Re: Outreach to Contract Web Authors


>At 05:56 p.m. 03/17/98 -0500, Kathleen Fagan-Raeihle wrote:
>>Creating an Association and listserve would be a BIG undertaking, so
before
>>we go rolling off I think there are a couple of things to consider:
>>1) Is there an Association, or division of html/webauthors assn that
covers
>>this area? (I don't want to reinvent the wheel) (research needed)
>
>This could be my cue.  The HTML Writers Guild (www.hwg.org)
>is very interested in the accessibility issue and we're
>working to promote the concept within the industry and educate
>our members -- many of whom _are_ freelancers/contractors --
>on the importance of designing for universal accessibility.
>
>I need to run off and do some user support in my "day job"
>at Claremont Graduate University right now, but when I get
>back, I'll write some more about the Guild's plans and
>activities in this area, including our "Accessibility Month"
>in April, and our Accessibility Guidelines Implemenation
>project.
>
>--
>Kynn Bartlett <kynn@hwg.org>
>Governing Board Member, HTML Writers Guild
>http://www.hwg.org/
Received on Tuesday, 17 March 1998 19:14:52 GMT

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