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RE: a word for 'accessible', that people get.

From: Lauke PH <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 10:25:17 +0100
Message-ID: <3A1D23A330416E4FADC5B6C08CC252B98A3D2B@misnts6.mis.salford.ac.uk>
To: "Mischa Weiss-Lijn" <Mischa.Weiss-Lijn@oyster.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Probably depends on the kind of product...
'universal' perhaps ?

Patrick
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mischa Weiss-Lijn [mailto:Mischa.Weiss-Lijn@oyster.com]
> Sent: 25 July 2003 10:13
> To: 'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'
> Subject: a word for 'accessible', that people get.
> 
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am doing some work for a large UK company that sells a range of
> 'accessible' products alongside its standard product range.  They are
> currently under the category of 'accessible products' - BUT 
> in user testing
> when looking for accessible products NOBODY look in this category!
> 'Accessible' is a great word for people in the industry, but 
> currently it
> doesn't mean a great deal to anyone else.
> 
> Can anyone suggest another term?  We tried 'special needs' 
> but the client
> isn't happy with that because the phrase has negative 
> connotations in the
> UK.
> 
> 	Many thanks,
> 
> 		Dr. Mischa Weiss-Lijn
> 
> 
> 
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