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Re: PDF in WCAG 2

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 12:46:58 -0400 (EDT)
To: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
cc: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0408191243530.9679@smart.net>

On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Phill Jenkins wrote:

> >I think we're getting off the track.  The question is not whether there
> >text in pdf or not or whether I can google it, the question is whether I
> >use it as it is and the answer is mostly no.
> >Johnnie Apple Seed
>
> I don't understand this logic.  That because developers mostly don't
> follow guidelines for making the content in PDF documents compliant - we
> should require them instead to convert the content to HTML and make it
> compliant with HTML guidelines?  If they didn't follow PDF guidelines why
> would they follow HTML guidelines?

The Real World knocks,
using any free, avaliable screen reader please tell me what time the next
bus comes Northbound on the M-8 Line at 59th street. (NYC)

hint  html://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/


> The format is not the problem - it's whether the content follows the
> guidelines for that format!

but the format is the problem

Bob

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