W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > October to December 2003

Re: wanted: ecommerce examples

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 10:53:12 +0200
Cc: "MGV" <tagi11@cox.net>, "Shelley Boden" <shelleyboden@enableuk.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: <gdeering@acslink.net.au>
Message-Id: <568D1E48-007F-11D8-B85D-000A958826AA@sidar.org>

Amazon has a version of their site that was apparently meant to be more 
useful from small portable devices - http://www.amazon.com/access - 
which was discussed on this list a while ago.

It doesn't conform to anything as "advanced", as WCAG double-A. Despite 
meeting a couple of important priority 3 checkponts it misses some 
priority 2's and at least one p1, based on a 3-minute "quick check". 
But by stripping the site down to its bare essentials it is a huge 
improvement for a number of users.



On Friday, Oct 17, 2003, at 10:33 Europe/Zurich, Geoff Deering wrote:

> I would expect that Shelley is looking for examples where the 
> accessibility component has been addresses as a primary concern in the 
> design.
> Geoff
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MGV
> I saw a post on another list that said the AMAZON.com site in the UK 
> was somewhat accessible.
Charles McCathieNevile                          Fundación Sidar
charles@sidar.org                                http://www.sidar.org
Received on Friday, 17 October 2003 04:54:17 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 13 October 2015 16:21:25 UTC