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Re: Administrative interfaces

From: Wayne Dick <wed@csulb.edu>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 17:56:05 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJeQ8SDq61Jdj0yh8HmjdQ85-9aOWr41XL5E08S3wGAfRfcOzA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christian Biggins <cbiggins@gmail.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Yes, unequivocal.  Age related macular degeneration set in from 40 on.
That's when good administrators hit their stride.  I knew the chancellor of
a major university system with retinal scotopia.  The speaker of the
California Assembly had retinitis pigmentosa for years before he retired.
You will be surprised to find the number of hidden disabilities among
executives.  You may know some.

Wayne

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Christian Biggins <cbiggins@gmail.com>wrote:

>  Hi All,
>
> I was wondering whether or not an administrative interface for a website
> should also be compliant?
>
> Personally I would think it should, but clearly there is a fairly weighty
> argument against the additional work, especially if you are controlling who
> can and cannot access the interface. Granted if you hire somebody who
> relies on the use of assistive technologies, you would need to revisit, but
> would it be a requirement?
>
> I'd love to hear (or read) your opinions about this.
>
> --------------------------
> Christian Biggins
>
>
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