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From: Paul Novitski <paul@juniperwebcraft.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 07:24:46 -0700
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At 7/28/2007 02:37 AM, David Woolley wrote:

>Paul Novitski wrote:
>>before the December holidays -- a time when most of his customers 
>>buy gifts for other people.  Talking to him was like talking to a rock, only
>
>Actually, my experience is that most online retailers of 
>non-computer assistive technology have sites with poor (i.e. 
>standard commercial web site quality) accessibility; that's because 
>they are actually selling to the children or grand children, of the, 
>presumed elderly, users of their products!


A more complete excerpt from my posting reveals that the retailer in 
question sells sports equipment, not assistive technology.

Regards,

Paul
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Paul Novitski
Juniper Webcraft Ltd.
http://juniperwebcraft.com


At 7/27/2007 12:33 AM, Paul Novitski wrote:
>One of my recent experiences in this area was a conversation with a 
>sports equipment retailer.  He waved away the importance of 
>accommodating people with visual disabilities on his website while 
>at the same time acknowledging that most of his internet revenue was 
>earned before the December holidays -- a time when most of his 
>customers buy gifts for other people.  Talking to him was like 
>talking to a rock, only less fun.
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