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Re: Disability statistics

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 23:13:45 -0500 (EST)
To: Denise Wood <Denise_Wood@operamail.com>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0112182310010.8414-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Sat, 15 Dec 2001, Denise Wood wrote:

> >A better business case is "hey, web design companies! if you write
> accessible HTML you might get government contracts easier!" -- but
> that is a 508 business case, not a general web accessibility business
> 
> I agree in principle with everything you have said here Kynn but wouldn't it
> strengthen the business case as well as the Section 508 compliance pitch if we
> edited your response to read:
> 
> "Hey, web design companies - if you write accessible HTML you can extend your
> client market to include xxxxxx people with disabilities as well as increase
> your prospects for securing government contracts !"

well today something interesting happened.

I need to rebuild the ramp to our building, we decided to put heat coils
into the concrete while it was being rebuilt.  There are two companies
that make what I was looking for.  Son of a gun, one had an accessible web
site, the other didn't!   Guess who we are going to get the equipment
from??    quite a few bucks riding on that job!

Bob


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