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Fwd: Need to define a bookmark standard for WAI Accessibility Guidelines

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 1998 09:48:50 -0500
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>Date: Fri, 19 Jun 1998 06:42:05 -0400
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>From: Fred Palm <fredpalm@ibm.net>
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>To: jongund@uiuc.edu
>Subject: Need to define a bookmark standard for WAI Accessibility Guidelines
>Bookmarking features vary between browsers.
>I think it would be useful if all browsers stored bookmarks with the
>same conventions.
>Once defined in a standard format
>-any browser could load a bookmark file without resorting to conversion
>-bookmark lists could be exchanged,
>-bookmarks from different sources could be pooled to single sources,
>-attached to articles or research monographs, etc.
>I know bookmarks are HTML files, in theory anyway. But they don't wind
>up in an accessible fluid user relevant manner which is why that have
>become cumbersome.   The total information that is captured in the
>universal bookmark standard should be added to the
>They really should not be.
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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