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Re: Sad news regarding John Slatin, highly-regarded Web accessibility expert and advocate

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2008 17:51:08 +0000
Message-ID: <47E93B8C.6030208@splintered.co.uk>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Judy Brewer wrote:
> 
> WAI mourns the passing of John Slatin, who was Co-Chair of the Web 
> Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Working Group in 2005 and 2006. 
> Through his persistence, patience, and keen insight, John contributed 
> greatly to the field of accessibility, especially to the development of 
> the WCAG 2.0. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his 
> colleagues at W3C/WAI and in the broader accessibility community.
> 
> For those who want more information, John and his wife Anna have 
> chronicled his experiences on his blog "Leukemia Letters" at 
> http://leukemialetters.blogspot.com/ , and information about services 
> will be posted there.

A great loss. This is very sad news indeed.

P
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Patrick H. Lauke
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