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Re: San Francisco State University and the ADA

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 1999 09:17:49 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199910161617.JAA14544@ayla.idyllmtn.com>
To: phoenixl@netcom.com (Scott Luebking)
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Scott wrote:
> San Francisco State University has filed or is filing a suit claiming that
> the ADA is unconsitutional.  My concern is that universities will
> start putting web page accessibility on hold until the case
> is finally decided. 

Can you cite a reference for this?  I'd like to learn more about the
SFSU case, and can't find anything on the web or elsewhere about it.

> Since this could take years, it might seriously
> affect trying to get web page accessibility into the values or
> standards of the web.  Does anyone have suggestions about non-ADA
> arguements that can be used on web page accessibility?  Are there
> 504 issues that can be used as a back up to ADA's requirement of
> "effective communication"?

If you want selfish reasons, they can be found at:

     http://www.awarecenter.com/why/selfish.html


--Kynn
Received on Saturday, 16 October 1999 12:19:37 GMT

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