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RE: 508 On Electronic Documents

From: <Accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 17:23:47 -0500 (EST)
To: William R Williams <wrwilliams@fs.fed.us>
cc: WAI Interest Group list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org
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not neccesarily "only" if posted to the but also if it is an open
agency or public funded site.

also under ADA if a particular software is mandated then the agent
must provide the product free of charge, and any adaptive equipment
needed.

one very important reason for cross platform open products

Bob


On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, William R Williams wrote:

> Only if, or when, it is posted to the web -- as in "web-based
> information," which is a bit silly 'cause accessible design is equally a
> concern during the workflow process. Now, if the actual question is "what
> makes an accessible Office or Acrobat document," there's no shortage of
> relevant information online. A co-worker recently sent out these
> particularly topical references:
>
> Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel | Webstandards, Accessibility
> and Usability at Penn State
> http://webstandards.psu.edu/accessibility/tech/msoffice
>
> Converting Accessibility Practices from Office 2003 to 2007
> http://myweb.csuchico.edu/~dschmidt/accessibility2007/
>
> Creating Accessible Documents In Ms 2007
> http://myweb.csuchico.edu/~dschmidt/accessibility2007/Accessible_Documents_Office_2007.pdf
>
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> Bill Williams
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> Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
> Sent by: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org
> 10/27/2009 02:11 PM
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> To
> "Homme, James" <james.homme@highmark.com>, WAI Interest Group list
> <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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> Subject
> RE: 508 On Electronic Documents
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> 1194.22 is the section that applies to PDF documents.
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> Thanks,
> AWK
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> Andrew Kirkpatrick
>
> Senior Product Manager, Accessibility
>
> Adobe Systems
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> akirkpat@adobe.com
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> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Homme, James
> Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 2:45 PM
> To: WAI Interest Group list
> Subject: 508 On Electronic Documents
>
> Hi,
> Which paragraphs of 508 would deal with MS Office and PDF documents?
>
> Jim
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