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Re: Legal Guidelines

From: Kelly Ford <kford@teleport.com>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2000 08:36:27 -0700
Message-Id: <3.0.3.32.20000505083627.009095a0@mail.teleport.com>
To: Michael W Baker <Michael.W.Baker@grc.nasa.gov>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hello Mike,



At 11:00 AM 5/5/00 -0400, Michael W Baker wrote:
>
>1)What are the specific legal standards for accessible design for
>government web sights? I'm under the impression that they are not fully
>agreed upon and this issue is still being resolved. Am I right? If so, when
>is a decision expected?

In my opinion you are correct.  The proposed legal standard for
accessibility with respect to federal web sites is found as part of the
proposed Section 508 rules.  The details can be found at:

http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/nprm.htm

These proposed rules are out for public comment until May 30, 2000.  It is
not clearly defined when the final rules will be published after this date.
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