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Re: anchors and Bobby

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 21:19:29 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200401212119.i0LLJTG05087@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> 4. When evaluating accessibility concentrate on what things mean to real
> people, your real audience. NOT the random thoughts of the teccy bloke that
> programed some code checking tool. Use these as helpers but not the focus of

It's actually non-technical people who like tools like Bobby (and
the more prescriptive wording of Section 508, compared with WCAG). 
It allows them to make definitive statements to senior management,
and lawyers, that they comply, rather than to have to make subjective
judgements.

In my experience, good technical people know the limitations of their
technology, even if management doesn't want to know about them.
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