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Re: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 - comments on the " Baseline Technology Assumption"

From: Catherine Brys <c.brys@lib.gla.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 17:03:26 -0000
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To: "'public-comments-wcag20@w3.org'" <public-comments-wcag20@w3.org>

I fully agree with Tina Holmboe and David Dorward. 

The baseline user agent assumption would lead to a very unfavourable
situation for end users and will be confusing for web designers. It will
lead to web sites which conform to the guidelines but are in practice
inaccessible to disabled users. 

Dr. Catherine M. Brys
Library Web Services Administrator
- Library Web Site Accessibility and Usability Project - 
Glasgow University Library, Hillhead Street, Glasgow, G12 8QE, Scotland, UK
e: c.brys [at] lib.gla.ac.uk
t: +44 (0)141 330 6748
w: www.lib.gla.ac.uk/accessible

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