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Re: Accessing PDFs

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 18:09:17 -0400 (EDT)
To: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
cc: kestrell <aeryadne@theworld.com>, Aaron Smith <aaron@gwmicro.com>, RUST Randal <RRust@COVANSYS.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0210241807560.16536-100000@smarty.smart.net>

On Thu, 24 Oct 2002, David Poehlman wrote:

> 
> really, sky rocketted?  did they use technology that we have not yet
> heard of?

yeah I haven't noticed they getting any more accessible, and Adobe has now
announced a "Signature" software to be added to their acrobat
software....?

Bob

> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "kestrell" <aeryadne@theworld.com>
> To: "Access Systems" <accessys@smart.net>
> Cc: "Aaron Smith" <aaron@gwmicro.com>; "RUST Randal"
> <RRust@COVANSYS.com>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2002 7:29 AM
> Subject: Re: Accessing PDFs
> 
> 
> 
> 
> It is also worth noting where the quote accessible unquote pdf docs are:
> Of course the screen reader manuals are accessible, because any company
> who produced a pdf doc that had any relation to screen readers and did
> not
> assure it was accessible would be crazy, though there are a lot of crazy
> company decisions out there. Places to check for accessible pdf docs
> would
> be government web sites, such as the IRS web site, or materials online
> at
> university libraries, or just about any eBook sold in the pdf format.
> The
> rate of inaccessibility just sky-rocketed to about eighty percent there.
> 
> kestrell
> 
> 
> 

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