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Re: Internet World article

From: BART Webmaster <webmaster@bart.gov>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 18:48:11 -0800
Message-ID: <37018CEB.A44B45C@bart.gov>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
CC: Robert Neff <rneff@moon.jic.com>, IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I believe you are referring to a complaint filed with the Federal
Transit Administration
(http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/1998OctDec/0349.html)
against another SF Bay Area transit agency.  The Bay Area Rapid Transit
District (BART) website was not involved in this complaint.

Kynn Bartlett wrote:
> 
> Interesting.  This is the first article I've read that seems to
> be openly critical/dubious of the WAI guidelines.  I wonder why
> they seemed to concentrate on that specific issue, mentioning
> it a few times.
> 
> Is BART the bay area transit agency that got slapped with an ADA
> lawsuit last year for their website?  I find it somewhat unusual
> (and possibly quite "telling") if this is the case and it was not
> mentioned at all in the article.
> 
> I'm glad to see coverage of the issues, though, even if I'm
> somewhat suspect of the particular slant.
> 
> --
> Kynn Bartlett <kynn@hwg.org>
> President, Governing Board Member
> HTML Writers Guild <URL:http://www.hwg.org>

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