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accessibility at risk on commercial sites:

From: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 14:55:36 -0400
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To: "wai-ig list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Hi all,

I hope this finds its way to those who can help with it.  It seems that an 
alarmingly growing number of ECommerce establishments are denying access to 
users of user agents other than the latest netscape or ie.  This does not 
bode well for universal accessibility in that the users of user agents other 
than these is also growing.  We need for the giant commerce sites to provide 
access to a wider range of user agents.  I've been writing to them as I find 
them but there is a great reluctance in that community to widen their 
audience.  Please help if you can.


Johnnie Apple Seed
Received on Thursday, 21 October 2004 18:54:13 UTC

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