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Re: Web Accessibility policy in Finland

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 14:31:27 +0100
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To: jukka.korpela@tieke.fi
Cc: seppo.peltola@sm.intermin.fi, wai-site-comments@w3.org
Dear Jukka,

Thank you for the link. I have added a section for Finland on the Policy 
references page, and added that document link.


- Judy

At 11:29 AM 2/26/02 +0200, jukka.korpela@tieke.fi wrote:
>I noticed that the page
>does not contain an entry for Finland. As far as I know, there is no
>legislation to be mentioned there, but there is an official recommendation,
>which could be listed under "Relevant documents". It's name in Finnish is
>"Julkishallinnon WWW-sivuston suunnittelun ohjeet"
>and it is available from
>and it is known under code name "JHS 129". My translation of the name into
>English would be
>"Instructions for the design of a WWW site in public administration".
>The recommendation emphasizes accessibility as one of the key principles
>and refers to WAI guidelines.
>I'm Cc'ing this to Mr. Seppo Peltola, the secretary general of the
>consultative committee that issues JHS recommendations.
>Jukka K. Korpela, erityisasiantuntija / senior adviser
>TIEKE Tietoyhteiskunnan kehittämiskeskus ry
>Finnish Information Society Development Centre
>Salomonkatu 17 A, 10th floor, FIN-00100 HELSINKI, FINLAND
>Phone: +358 9 4763 0397 Fax: +358 9 4763 0399
>http://www.tieke.fi jukka.korpela@tieke.fi

Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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