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RE: WAMM! -- I-Can Online

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2000 09:55:22 -0800
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To: "Bruce Bailey" <bbailey@clark.net>
Cc: <thatch@us.ibm.com>, "Web Accessibility Initiative" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 09:27 AM 3/9/2000 , Bruce Bailey wrote:
>Maybe we need a new word or phrase.  "Accessible" has a great variety of
>meaning, much of which in the vernacular has nothing to do with disability.
>"WCAG P1 Compliant" might be more accurate, but meaningless to most folks.
>Personally I am willing to keep up the crusade (tough work) that
>"accessible" *means* "accessible to folks with disabilities".

I use the phrase "minimally accessible" as a complete synonym for
"WCAG P1 Compliant," myself.

Kynn Bartlett                                    mailto:kynn@hwg.org
Board Member, HTML Writers Guild                 http://www.hwg.org/
AWARE Center Director                    http://www.awarecenter.org/
Received on Thursday, 9 March 2000 12:57:01 UTC

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