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Re: Debunking the need for "text-only" parallel sites

From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 14:30:26 -0400
Message-Id: <199905211832.OAA13918@www10.w3.org>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>, Nick Traenkner <nick@kentinfoworks.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 11:13 AM 5/21/99 -0700, Kynn Bartlett wrote:

>NO SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS ARE NEEDED, JUST PROPER APPLICATION OF
>HTML IN ALL CIRCUMSTANCES.
>
>Sorry for raising my voice.

It's a good point to make, and one that doesn't sink in easy. People often
jump to the assumption that something "extra" has to be done when making
sites accessible. They have a hard time believing that good markup
practices can do the job. the WCAG, AWARE, and other projects are helping
to get that message out, but it often helps to see it put so succinctly!

Ann

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