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Re: Testing web page accessibility by phone

From: phoenixl <phoenixl@sonic.net>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 17:39:48 -0700
Message-Id: <200205300039.g4U0dmVH024292@newbolt.sonic.net>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Hi,

I would basically agree that the standards reflect a number of aspects
in addition to accessibility, e.g. audience.  Objectively testable
might be somewhat unclear.  Is the accessibility objectively
testable or are some aspects of accessibility objectively testable?
Probably it is the later.

Scott

> > accessibility.  Second, different people have different interpretations
> > of what an accessible web page is to blind people.  For example, look at
> > the various standards that have been or are being developed.
> 
> The different standards often reflect more considerations of what is
> objectively testable and what level of imposition can reasonably be
> placed on businesses.  The 508 standards go more for objective 
> tests and for minimising impact than the W3C standards.
> 
> Note that neither of these are specifically about the blind.
Received on Wednesday, 29 May 2002 20:40:26 GMT

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