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Re: Somehwhat OT - Size of Accessibility Market

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:22:04 -0800
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20010112102026.00bc7c80@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: "Thomas, Cassandra" <CThomas@gigaweb.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 09:47 AM 1/12/2001 , you wrote:
>IHas anyone seen any new numbers on what the size of the accessibility
>market and/or anyone seen any numbers on the potential market size for
>accessibility testing tools?
>I have a client who wants to know.

Well, web accessibility is now a requirement for any projects
undertaken by the world's largest employer, the U.S. federal
government.  Section 508 requirements mean that any project that
uses information technology in any way -must- address the
issue of access by people with disabilities.

--Kynn

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Received on Friday, 12 January 2001 13:23:27 GMT

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