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RE: One place for Accessibility options!

From: Charles (Chuck) Oppermann <chuckop@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 13:13:41 -0700
Message-ID: <D70342829C12D2119D0700805FBECA2F75F34C@RED-MSG-55>
To: "'Ian Jacobs'" <ij@w3.org>, Bryan Campbell <bryany@pathcom.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Most Microsoft products group accessibility information in the
"Accessibility" topic in the help system.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Jacobs [mailto:ij@w3.org]
Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 1998 1:07 PM
To: Bryan Campbell
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Subject: Re: One place for Accessibility options!


Bryan Campbell wrote:
> 
> At 09:04 AM 14-08-98 -0500, Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu> wrote
to
> Napoleon Maou <maou@csi.forth.gr>:
> 
> [snip]
> >users with disabilities will be relying on able bodied persons to help
them
> >learn how to use the browser, since many persons with disabilities do not
> >have access to skilled users with their disability.  If an able bodied
> >person does know a feature exists many users with disabilities may not,
> 
> Hi,
> 
> To make it easy for new people to find Access info perhaps the Group
should
> ask developers to always place Accessibility options under the 1st menu
> item. Its function name wouldn't matter, it would hopefully become a
> convention as computers become widespread.

Hello,

What about these locations:

 - Under preferences
 - In a Help menu. For instance, I see that in my Netscape Nav 4.5,
   in the Help menu there's an "International Users" entry. 

 - Ian
 


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