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Re: Undue Burden and AOL

From: jeffrey pledger <jpledger@mindspring.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 1999 08:38:16 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.6.32.19991127083816.008c7c90@pop.mindspring.com>
To: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Cc: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>, "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>, "Waddell, Cynthia" <cynthia.waddell@ci.sj.ca.us>, Claude Sweet <sweetent@home.com>, WAI Interest Group Emailing List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
There are many alternative funding sources that one can tap into.  However,
no matter what business we decide to go into, you first need to develop a
business plan to convince others who might want to help fund you that you
have a viable business proposal.  There is quite a bit of money out there
in grant programs and in angel funding or venture capitol.  It does require
quite a bit of work on your own part to convince others that your business
venture is worthwhile, but it can and has been done.  

	However, if we want to take this into a business principles disucussion,
lets take it off line.  The point I was trying to make is that
accessibility can be done correctly for as many different groups as
possible provided that it is technically feasible and readily achievable (
proper planning and budget).  I didn't mean to imply that someone should go
out of business trying to provide an accessible solution.  That is just not
very smart.  

Jeffrey Pledger 
President, Able Channel At 08:24 PM 11/26/99 -0500, David Poehlman wrote:
>at what  point in the fortune line up would you say that this begins
>to fall apart?
>There are lots of senarios where I can see getting the web up being a
>struggle for an agency or a nonprofet organization which is small and
>providing a good service.  Heck, I'd like to do some videos my self
>and have the equipment to do some of it but if I had to pay for
>captioning and audio description as much as I also know it i sneeded
>right now, I know I wouldn't be able to do it.  I can buget all I
>want, but many bugets are fixed and small.
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