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

From: Mischa Weiss-Lijn <Mischa.Weiss-Lijn@oyster.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 10:29:57 +0100
Message-ID: <7165D5A55FC4D41184DB00D0B7B9E62D07957375@mail.oyster.co.uk>
To: "'Lauke PH'" <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

The products are mainly telecoms related appliances, such as big button
telephones and large high contrast displays for telephones (to show who is
calling).

	mischa

-----Original Message-----
From: Lauke PH [mailto:P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk]
Sent: 25 July 2003 10:25
To: Mischa Weiss-Lijn; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: RE: a word for 'accessible', that people get.

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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