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RE: Microsoft and accessibility

From: <goliver@accease.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2002 02:19:30 -0800 (PST)
To: harrry@email.com, Denise_Wood@operamail.com
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020210021932.18125.c000-h005.c000.wm@mail.accease.com.criticalpath.net>
Have a look at Cuckoo
http://pagebox.net/cuckoo/cuckoo-pres.html
Haven't used it but it looks like it may fit the bill

Cheers
Graham

On Sun, 10 February 2002, "Harry Woodrow" wrote

> 
> I did get a reply from Microsoft but it is was
obvious that they had not
> read my email...or maybe we don't speak the same
English..however they did
> say to email them with more information.
> 
> I have not done this yet as I have been both rather
busy and trying to get a
> week or two holiday before heading back to uni but I
will do so.
> 
> In the meantime the latest copy of their emailed
newsletter MICROSOFT
> ACCESSIBILITY UPDATE, March 2002
> 
> http://www.microsoft.com/enable/
> contained the following which may be relevant to
others.
> quote
> INFORMATION FOR DEVELOPERS OF ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGY
> Microsoft's developer network (known as MSDN) now has
a Web area dedicated
> to helping developers produce technology that is
accessible to people with
> disabilities and others who have accessibility needs.
Visit
> msdn.microsoft.com/at/.
> 
> While they may have some way to go I think they are
at least trying.
> 
> Harry Woodrow
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Denise Wood [mailto:Denise_Wood@operamail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, 9 February 2002 8:13 PM
> To: harrry@email.com
> Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Microsoft and accessibility
> 
> 
> You may recall that a couple of weeks ago I posted a
message regarding
> whether
> it is possible to specify table headers (TH) in
tables created in Word 2000
> so
> that they are accessible when saved as Web pages.
Unfortunately I had no
> suggested solutions but Harry did kindly volunteer to
post a messge to MS
> accessibility team. I also tried emailing them. I
have had no response.
> Harry
> did you have any luck? Has anyone found a solution?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> -------------------------------------------
> Denise
> 
> Dr Denise L Wood
> Lecturer: Professional Development (online teaching
and learning)
> University of South Australia
> CE Campus, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
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> Mob: (0413 648 260)
> 
> Email:	Denise.Wood@unisa.edu.au
>
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