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RE: single browser intranets

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 14:03:07 -0700
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19991026140307.007e1e90@mail.idyllmtn.com>
To: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Cc: asgilman@iamdigex.net, cynthia.waddell@ci.sj.ca.us, sweetent@home.com, W3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 01:57 PM 10/26/1999 -0700, Scott Luebking wrote:
>What happens when a company needs to
>switch to software which has become a standard for their industry,
>but which is inaccessible?

Smart companies will put industry pressure on the creators of their
software to promote accessibility, so that they don't have to worry
about facing lawsuits because of the software they buy.

Does the scenario you describe above exist in practice today?  I
think it might be better to look at what companies ARE doing rather
than what they COULD be doing or SHOULD be doing; so examples (and
I don't doubt they exist) would be useful.

--
Kynn Bartlett <kynn@hwg.org>
President, Governing Board Member
HTML Writers Guild <URL:http://www.hwg.org>
Director, Accessible Web Authoring Resources and Education Center
  <URL:http://aware.hwg.org/>
Received on Tuesday, 26 October 1999 17:13:22 GMT

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