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accessible PDFs?

From: Kristine M. Bradow <kbradow@ece.eng.wayne.edu>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 1998 12:59:17 -0500
Message-Id: <36812F75.5523B1EF@ece.eng.wayne.edu>
To: W3C Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: Bob Erlandson <rerlands@ece.eng.wayne.edu>
I need to put some documents up on the web that the people I work with
can download from the web. I was planning on just putting the documents
in *.pdf format and inserting a link to the Adobe Acrobat reader page,
but I thought that I'd ask and see how such a solution rates in terms of
accessibility--what, if any, accessibility problems would requiring a
plug-in like Acrobat create? If it would present a problem, can any of
you offer an alternative? Converting the gross amount of literature that
I need to put up into HTML creates a formatting nightmare that I'd
prefer to avoid if possible--especially since some of the documents are
not all just text.

Thanks and Happy Holidays,
Kristine Bradow
Enabling Technologies Laboratory
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
Received on Wednesday, 23 December 1998 12:52:47 UTC

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