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section 508 flaw?

From: Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 20:07:31 -0500 (EST)
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.64.1202082005220.20125@server1.shellworld.net>



  Listers,
  I am sharing the below from a network administrator who works across several
  platforms.
  She asked that I share it, as I am not grounded enough in what she explains
  to comment.
  thoughts?
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 05:27:59 -0500
> From: Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@SHELLWORLD.NET>
> Subject: section 508 flaw
>
> Revision control isn't in Section 508.  This means that an information
> product or utility covered by Section 508 once a complaint is processed
> gets made compliant and then the information product or utility can be
> modified by any number of updates which do not have to pass Section 508
> complince checks and requirements.  That makes Section 508 in its current
> form pointless.  If a covered information product or utility within the
> Section 508 complaint process is put under Section 508 revision control
> and then sent out as a software or web page release, this loophole would
> then be closed.
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------- Jude
> <jdashiel-at-shellworld-dot-net>
> <http://www.shellworld.net/~jdashiel/nj.html>
>
>
>
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