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RE: Google Accessible Search

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 15:20:54 -0700
To: "'Sailesh Panchang'" <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00a901c6b038$9b8e4fd0$988240ab@Piglet>

Sailesh Panchang wrote:
> Also one needs to be aware that being listed in
> Google's accessibility search is not a certification of having
> attained conformance when that is a legal necessity.  

Yes, I have some real concerns that this initiative will be used for less
than honorable reasons, such as the one Sailesh pointed out.  Just because a
site ranks in this "new" Accessible Google does not for an instant mean that
it meets any specific guideline or mandate, any more than having a Bobby
icon on your site means it is accessible.

I watch with a wary eye...

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