W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > October to December 2001

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

From: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2001 18:53:33 -0400
Message-Id: <200110061853.AA2518679636@pop.state.ct.us>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Bob:
I assume you're referring to the Webby Awards site?  :-)
Kathleen

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2001 18:42:54 -0400 (EDT)

>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. :)
>> >--
>> >      "Lay a stick of bubble gum on an anthill for instant Siamese Ant
>> >                                                     Twins." --unknown
>> >--
>> >  /\___/\                               Phillip Pi (Ant) from apu.edu.
>> > / /\ /\ \              E-Mail: philpi@earthlink.net or philpi@apu.edu
>> >| |.   .| |
>> >   \ _ /                     The Ant Farm: http://antfarm.home.dhs.org
>> >    ( )       ICQ UIN: 2223658. Resume: http://ptp-resume.home.dhs.org
>> >
>> >
>> 
>
>   /"\   ASCII Ribbon Campaign       accessBob                       .-.
>   \ /   NO HTML/PDF/RTF in e-mail   accessys@smartnospam.net        /v\
>    X    NO MSWord docs in e-mail    Access Systems, engineers      // \\ 
>   / \   NO attachments in e-mail    equal access is a civil right /( _ )\
>*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#
>THIS message and any attachements are CONFIDENTIAL and may be
>privleged.  They are intended ONLY for the individual or entity named
>above. If you are not the intended recipient, Please notify the sender as
>soon as possible. Please DO NOT READ, COPY, USE, or DISCLOSE this
>communication to others and DELETE it from your computer systems.  Thanks
>
>
>
Received on Saturday, 6 October 2001 18:57:17 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:13:58 GMT