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Re: Something else interesting from the BBC (Betsie)

From: Patrick Burke <burke@ucla.edu>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 10:11:12 -0700
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To: Martin McCormick <martin@dc.cis.okstate.edu>, "WAI List (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 08:00 AM 4/29/2002, Martin McCormick wrote:
>         Now, for the big question.  How did they do that?  If
>some nice man or woman in London sits there and reworks the
>standard BBC site all day long, this is heroic and to be
>commended, but it's not portable.
>         If it is done automatically and the betsie site is
>low to no-maintenance, this is definitely a way to gain access.
Hi Martin,

Betsie is an automated page conversion system for most BBC Web content. It 
has been discussed from time to time on this list. For a discussion of some 
of the challenges and fixes, see the list archives for Jan-March, 2001 (Jan 
29 being the key day, or look for the "Betsie" thread).


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