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Re: Could RSS revolutionize accessibility?

From: Matt May <mcmay@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 07:25:57 -0800
Message-Id: <63419DD6-7827-11D8-8C6F-000393B628BC@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: "P.H.Lauke" <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>

On Mar 16, 2004, at 7:30 AM, P.H.Lauke wrote:
> And yes, RSS (...) does not cater
> for cognitive disabilities, for instance...it's like the old
> myth that "text only" versions of a site are all that's needed
> to be perfectly accessible...

MM:
It's best not to conflate the inaccessibility of the message with the 
inaccessibility of the medium. If someone writes a message that is 
text-only, it doesn't matter one bit what format it's sent in.

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