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Re: ANEC comments on WCAG 2.0 draft

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lguarino@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 15:23:04 -0700
To: "Bruno von Niman (ANEC W3C)" <ANEC_W3CRep_Bruno@vonniman.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
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Dear Bruno,

Thank you for your comments on the Nov. 19, 2004 WCAG 2.0 Working Draft.

 > Mobile Web Accessibility Guidelines, covering the specifics of mobile 
Web interaction,
 > should be developed sooner than later. As known, the penetration of 
mobile phones is
 > considerably higher than the penetration of PCs (certainly in Europe). 
In addition, the
 > recent launch of 3G services enables and provides a more instant and 
continuous access
 > to information and communication services and is considered a top 
priority for the
 > successful creation of an accessible and connected e-Europe. We wonder 
what your
 > plans are and possible relations to and shared responsibilities with the 
recently launched
 > Mobile Web Initiative?

We hope WCAG applies to making content accessible no matter what device the 
content appears on, although mobile devices haven't been a primary goal nor 
our primary area of expertise. Could you clarify whether you think there 
are guidelines or techniques that are missing that would enable better 
accessibility on mobile devices?

 > There is a need to not only help designers and those implementing Web 
sites do a better
 > job but also to educate users and consumers in how to use the benefits 
and options
 > provided, simply user and consumer education for a more efficient use of 
the Web!

Are there particular suggestions that we might pass to the Education and 
Outreach group?

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