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CAUTION on cc'ing to this list [Was: RE: Accessibility]

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 1998 17:07:36 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19981229170736.009c0c80@localhost>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Cc: "Robert Neff" <rcn@fenix2.dol-esa.gov>, MMuehe@CI.Cambridge.MA.US (Michael Muehe), rneff@moon.jic.com
WAI IG:

First a note of caution on the use of cc's with this list. The WAI IG is a
large list & we need to use some restraint to not generate an unnecessary
volume of mail.

When you cc a message to WAI IG & also to other addresses, any of the
subsequent discussion may end up on the IG list. That's not its purpose, &
not fair to the other subscribers. So please refrain from cc'ing mail
except where to specifically bring a comment to the attention to someone
already in the WAI IG. And if someone else does a broadcast cc, please drop
the cc's from your reply. 

If WAI IG is cc'd on a small number of replies to this exchange, please
just disregard it. If it becomes a significant problem, we will close the
list to non-subscriber mail. 

For more information on using this mailing list go to
<http://www.w3.org/WAI/IG/#Using the WAI IG mailing list>.

If you have any comments on this message, please comment privately to me at
<jbrewer@w3.org>.

Thank you.

Judy
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Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

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At 03:41 PM 12/29/98 -0500, Michael Muehe wrote:
>Hello:
>
>I hope this doesn't seem like I'm splitting hairs, but the 
>Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does not apply to the 
>Federal government. Agencies of the Federal government are 
>covered under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. 
>Section 504 does contain requirements for communication access 
>similar to those found in Title II of the ADA.
>
>> For your information, the American Disabilities Act requires Federal, State
>> and Local governments to be accessible to everyone.  I would hope that this
>> category could be included.
>> 
>> As a subscriber, I am interested in accessibility because my customer is a
>> Federal Agency. <snip>
>
>==========================
>Michael Muehe
>Executive Director / ADA Coordinator
>Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities
>51 Inman Street, second floor
>Cambridge, MA 02139  USA
>617-349-6297 voice
>617-492-0235 TTY
>617-349-4766 fax
>www.ci.cambridge.ma.us/~CCPD
>
>"Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys which distract our
>attention from serious things." -- Henry David Thoreau
>
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