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Re: posted without comment...

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 07:50:08 +0100
Message-ID: <46A995A0.5000905@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: 'wai-ig list' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Debi Orton wrote:
> risk alienating 10% of your potential audience by ignoring 
> accessibility.  Further, you're basically saying that you have no wish 

For most businesses that is very acceptable.  There is a dictum called 
the 80:20 rule, which basically says that you can ignore the 20% least 
profitable end of your market because the additional cost of selling to 
them doesn't justify the returns.  Only if you are in a mature market, 
do they matter; otherwise you simply create a new product, when the 
previous one has saturated the 80%.

This is essentially why legislation is needed to make businesses be 
David Woolley
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