W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > January to March 2002

RE: Section 508 is PART of the ADA?

From: RUST Randal <RRust@COVANSYS.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 10:06:29 -0500
Message-ID: <37925254B67DD311876C009027B0FF9201D3A983@cbscolex01.cbsinc.com>
To: "'Richard Bowers'" <rbowers@intelixinc.com>, "WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>AT&T is wrong, but there is a relationship.

Agreed.

>The ADA refers to the Rehabilitation Act, so I've heard some legal
>experts say that things that the Rehabilitation Act targets are included
>by reference.

Interesting.  I haven't heard that anywhere, but it is very logical.

>I've also heard some, within the DOJ, opine that the ADA's "effective
>communications" clearly includes web communications where a company
>chooses to make the web a primary method of communicating.

This is true.  It comes from a letter sent by the DOJ to Senator Tom Harkin.

Randal
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2002 10:03:48 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:14:00 GMT