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RE: Accessible PDFs?

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 10:13:10 -0500 (EST)
To: "Scarlett Julian (ED)" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0212021009370.2806-100000@smarty.smart.net>

On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Scarlett Julian (ED) wrote:

> that's a less than useful answer in that it doesn't really give a true
> picture of the situation. Yes, it's true that AT cannot read pdf documents
> created using Acrobat 4 but (correct me if I'm wrong) it *is* possible using
> version 5 to produce documents that are accessible if the creator knows what
> they're doing. 

AND the user has the conversion software AND is running the
"correct" operating system, AND the user is using the "correct" webrowser.

show me how it will ever work no matter how good the creator is if 

the user does not buy the conversion software
or 
is not running Windoze
or 
is not using IE

give me a site to view that you think has accessible pdf and I'll try
reading it,  I sincerely wish you were right, but haven't found it yet.

Bob


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