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Re: Testing web page accessibility by phone

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 12:34:12 -0400 (EDT)
To: phoenixl <phoenixl@sonic.net>
cc: <poehlman1@comcast.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0205291232540.29386-100000@tux.w3.org>

I agree with Scott - how much longer something takes because of a
disability-related scenario is an accessibility issue. This is where
accessibility and usability can be seen to be on the same continuum.


On Wed, 29 May 2002, phoenixl wrote:


  Well, other blind people think that time can be an issue for accessibility.
  (I also suspect they probably think they are right just like other blind
  people believe they are right.)


  > accessibility means that it is available and can be used.  time is not a
  > deciding factor in this.  Other factors as has been indicated on this
  > thread address the time issue.

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