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Re: Slashdot: How should Govt sites be designed?

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 06:51:27 -0500
Message-ID: <002601c0668d$5b351040$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
as I rad them it is a simple chop senario.  the less you conform, the
more you reduce your potential audience.
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From: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: December 15, 2000 2:49 AM
Subject: Re: Slashdot: How should Govt sites be designed?

> statement. It seems clear to me (correct me if I'm wrong) that you
> that a strict interpretation of the WCAG guidelines will scare away
a lot of
> potential converts. That's fine. But the solution is to change the

I've always assumed that the three levels of compliance are there so
there is a level (1) that shouldn't scare anyone, a level (3) which
real commitment, and an intermediate level that allows for  people who
who want to go for more than token compliance, but are prepared to go
the way.

Devaluing standards so that no-one fails seems as much political
at would be forcing everyone up to the existing standards.
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