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Re: PDF accessibility guidelines. WAS: Re: PDF's and Signatures

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:32:58 -0500 (EST)
To: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1501261030240.14264@cygnus.smart.net>
On Mon, 26 Jan 2015, Duff Johnson wrote:

>> PDF might be accessible on paper, but it offers up a miserable user
>> experience on the web and not just for assistive technology users
>
> If PDF really was that bad… why would it be so popular? Why would it still be gaining in popularity?



simple

. it is easy to use
. it is cross platform (mostly)
. the reader is free

BUT and this is the problem

.  most people do not need/consider/think about  accessibility as a web 
issue.
.  if not needed and easy to use why bother with something else.

Bob
Received on Monday, 26 January 2015 16:58:18 UTC

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