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Re: Statements are now up

From: Glenda Watson Hyatt <Glenda@eaglecom.bc.ca>
Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2000 13:40:27 -0800
Message-ID: <38A1DECB.7060953A@eaglecom.bc.ca>
To: "Waddell, Cynthia" <cynthia.waddell@ci.sj.ca.us>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Yes, definitely.  Hopefully their statements will have a greater impact.

For those of unfamiliar with the "judiciary committee process", what is
the next step?

Also, weren't the standards for Section 508 due out on Feb. 7th?  Have
they been released yet?

Glenda

"Waddell, Cynthia" wrote:
> 
> On balance, I believe that those testifying on behalf of accessibility did a
> very good job.
> I am still absorbing the witness statements available online.  What does
> everyone think of the testimony entitled "The Unsuitability of the ADA for
> an Organic Medium" by Susyn Conway.  I understand she used to work as a
> Director for AOL.
> 
> Cynthia D. Waddell
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenda Watson Hyatt [mailto:Glenda@eaglecom.bc.ca]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2000 1:09 PM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Statements are now up
> 
> Removing my professional cap for a moment...after reading Olson's
> statement, why do I have this undeniable urge to blindfold and stick
> this "expert" in a wheelchair, and say "go for it, buddy!"
> 
> Replacing my cap...as serious professionals and business people, how do
> we best respond to these types of comments?
> 
> Glenda
> 
> Kynn wrote:
> >
> > The witness statements are now available at:
> >
> >       http://www.house.gov/judiciary/2.htm
> >
> > I can't really express, in a public forum, as a representative
> > of the HTML Writers Guild, what I think of Mr. Walter Olson's
> > post which is full of "Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt" mixed
> > in with broad generalities and blatant falsehoods in the service
> > of scare tactics.
> >
> > --Kynn
> 
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