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RE: WA - discrimanation?!

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 09:41:45 -0500 (EST)
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0201180935550.5593-100000@smarty.smart.net>
I may have inadvertantly opened a can of worms, but this is a can of worms
that is the basic issue of all disability issues, not just the web.

I have heard people say, "why should a "****" be made accessible those
folks don't do that".  
   and the answer is always,  "I should have the choice of weather or not
I do that, not you"

   I don't drink, but I have believe that bars need be made accessible to
wheelchair users.   the same thing applies.  
   The builder of that bar determines how to decorate the bar, but once
opened he has to allow everyone in. would it be appropriate to decorate
the bar in some western theme but have a wheelchair accessible area with
plain white walls.   besides the seperate facilities, are they even equal,
you can get the same drinks!

   NO! and the same thing applies to the web. the ENTIRE experience must
be avaliable.  

Bob
 



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