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News Watch: MSNBC Article on Web Accessibility

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 07 May 1999 17:13:54 -0700
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19990507171354.007f52e0@mail.idyllmtn.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Anyone getting sick of me reposting these?  URL for MSNBC
article:

http://www.msnbc.com/news/266682.asp

Surprise!  This is actually a good one.  There is a discussion
forum which has a few items of interest but no blatant dis-
information there or in the article.  (Okay, I did find one
problem, apparently WCAG is the "first-ever" set of technical
guidelines; not true.)

A good forum posting there is:

>>>>
Subject:
From:
Host:
Date:  First City Site to be 100% accessible!!
Eileen 
sdn-ar-003flflaup150.dialsprint.net
Fri May 7 13:21:08 

Check out the first (and only I think) Police Department site on the 
Internet
to have achieved Level Triple-A Conformance!!  Take a look!! 
http://www.putergirl.com/ppp/

Many, Many Thanks to the W3C for all their hard work and the good 
folks over at CAST for their continued efforts to make the web a fun 
and informative place for EVERYONE!!!!!
 

<<<<

Eileen's email address seems to be mailto:webmaster@putergirl.com
and you may want to drop her a note after checking out her site to
congratulate her on her accomplishment AND the fact that she's
out publically spreading the word!  (Although, to be honest, I could
find a FEW nits to pick with the site...)



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Kynn Bartlett  <kynn@idyllmtn.com>                   http://www.kynn.com/
Chief Technologist, Idyll Mountain Internet      http://www.idyllmtn.com/
Become AWARE of Web Accessibility!                  http://aware.hwg.org/
Dan Shafer likes AWARE, so will you!          http://www.kynn.com/+shafer
Next Trip:  Toronto, Canada (13 May-17 May)              http://www8.org/
Received on Friday, 7 May 1999 20:03:32 GMT

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