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Re: Government Accessibility Deadlines

From: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 15:07:53 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199911172307.PAA18956@netcom.com>
To: jbrewer@w3.org, kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi,

I'm sorry about my vague reference to 508.  I was referring to the
August 2000 deadline for compliance with the double-A accessibility guidelines.

Scott


> At 12:43 PM 11/17/1999 , Judy Brewer wrote:
> >I'm not clear what you mean by "the 508 dates for web accessibility." 
> >- Judy
> 
> I think he was referring to the government accessibility dates, which
> I've heard quoted as:
> 
> "February 2000 the Access Board will announce a standard that must
> be met."
> 
> "August 2000 is the deadline for compliance with accessibility
> standards for government sites."
> 
> As there are people who know more about this than I do, on this
> list -- including Judy herself -- I'd like it if someone could please
> post more specific details about who, what, why, when, where, and how
> for these dates.  Thanks in advance!
Received on Wednesday, 17 November 1999 18:07:56 GMT

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