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New Australian government site concerned with web accessibility

From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 20:40:52 +1000 (AEST)
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.980715203223.13660A-100000@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
An on-line data base devoted to web accessibility was launched last month
by the Australian government. The URL is http://accessability.noie.gov.au/
(note to screen reader users: the word "accessibility" in the above URL is
misspelled; apparently this was a deliberate policy decision which I
personally consider to be somewhat ill-informed, given that, for example,
the DECTALK synthesizer pronounces "accessibility" and "accessability"
almost identically).

The data base is quite comprehensive and includes a description of each
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