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Re: Popular Accessible Sites Request

From: Tyler Kendall <tyler_kendall@ncsu.edu>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 09:52:46 -0400
Message-ID: <3B52F1AE.646C60BB@ncsu.edu>
To: Davey Leslie <davey@inx-jp.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

    I'm curious to hear what site suggestions you've received.

    I teach workshops on the subject and one thing that people consistently
want to see (and who can blame them!), and that I have trouble delivering,
are good examples of accessible pages.

    One example that I usually use is the California State Portal:
http://www.my.ca.gov/state/portal/myca_homepage.jsp, which, yes, has some
problems - and, in fact, has gotten worse over time - but is otherwise a good
example of a 'fancy' site that does a pretty good job and, most importantly,
explicitly addresses accessibility.  (Hmm, I can't decide whether that should
be upper-case 'A' or lower-case 'a' accessibility.)  I should disclaim
upfront that I don't agree with the page's excessive use of 'spacer' images.


Tyler Kendall
Web Accessibility Specialist
North Carolina State University
Voice: 919-513-4087
Fax: 919-513-1893
Email: tyler_kendall@ncsu.edu

> That's what I feared when I wrote the request, but I gritted my teeth and
> hit the send button anyway. And you know what? There's been suprisingly
> little of that. Many folks have responded privately with helpful
> suggestions.
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