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RE: Ironic accessibility

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 11:36:58 -0000
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> > Might I suggest instead that we say:  "Accessible to any user
> regardless of
> > what type of technology they may be using.  This includes, but is not
>
> The problem with the general definition is it also includes people with
> limited hardware because they live in countries where there is little
> disposal income to attract the web site authors

Well a problem with proselytising accessibility, a benefit with accessible
sites.

Of course anyone who's looked at global economics knows that milking such
countries for all you can get is a very profitable move - though promoting
that viewpoint to management is kinda dancing with the devil.
Received on Thursday, 12 December 2002 06:29:01 GMT

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