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Re: U.S. won't release new Web site regs for review

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 16:57:50 -0500
Message-Id: <200002252158.QAA1234144@smtp2.mail.iamworld.net>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 03:26 PM 2000-02-25 -0600, Melinda Morris-Black wrote:
>I think you are correct about the bureaucracy part. However, being thorough
>can take time, if it's anything like our listserve. :)
>The linked announcement mentions that "..the standards will be published in
>the Federal Register and be made available for public comment", so it sounds
>like it will eventually be opened up.

Yes, a little Civics 101 is in order.  The Federal Register _is_ the
institution created expressly to make _sure_ citizens have the chance to
comment on things before they are imposed.

For more information, please consult

 Federal Register


>Kynn Bartlett wrote:
>> http://www.access-board.gov/508Update.htm
>> Maybe I'm just too trusting of gummit workers, but this seems more
>> like typical bureaucracy slowness than any sort of concerted
>> conspiracy to derive us of our rights. :)
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