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Re: Best practices for screen readers

From: Matthew Smith <matt@kbc.net.au>
Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2006 09:10:06 +0930
Message-ID: <45283AD6.6020601@kbc.net.au>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Quoth John Foliot - WATS.ca at 2006-10-08 08:00...
> And so to return to your analogy - no it is wrong to have wheelchair
> users go to the back of the building and be trucked into the restaurants
> via the service lift, but I posit that it is equally disheartening to
> have a "special" wheelchair door at the front of the building too...
> Well though out buildings should be designed so that wheelchair users
> can use *any* door.

And to further stretch that analogy, be given a floor plan of the
restaurant, an explanation of which piece of cutlery is used for which
course, details of other services the restaurant offers (conferences,
banquets, etc), all on entering the building.

I have yet to eat in a truly semantic restaurant...


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