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Re: Which popular Web search engines are used among people with disabilities?

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2001 18:42:54 -0400 (EDT)
To: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0110061842060.32020-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Sat, 6 Oct 2001, Kathleen Anderson wrote:

> Google won a Webby Award this year in the "Best Practices" category. I went to the Webby Awards site to see what the criteria was, but they've removed that section to prepare for next years awards. I do recall, however, that it had *something* to do with accessibility.

well I went to their site just after the award was announced and found the
site totally unusable.  violated just about every access standard

Bob

> 
> Kathleen
> 
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: Phillip Pi <philpi@apu.edu>
> Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2001 11:28:01 -0700 (PDT)
> 
> >Would I assume Google search engine used often because of its simple Web
> >design? I wonder if there was a study on this. I look forward to receiving 
> >a reply. :)
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