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Re: accessibility

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2003 19:08:10 -0800
Message-Id: <p05111b02bc0126dde426@[]>
To: "karen.holz666" <karen.holz666@ntlworld.com>, <site-comments@w3.org>

Hello, Felicia,

Thank you for your comments and sorry for the delayed reply. I will
forward your notes to the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). W3C has
no usability group at this time. Just for reference, you can reach WAI
directly through their home page:


At 12:56 +0000 10/30/03, karen.holz666 wrote:
>Dear Sir or Madam
>I am on an Open University Web site building course and the W3C site 
>is supposed to be one of the reference resources.  Unfortunately I 
>found that quite a few student on the course found the W3C site very 
>difficult to understand and navigate.  You wouldn't, by any change, 
>have a translation of this site for more intellectually challenged 
>people like myself?
>After all isn't this site supposed to promote accessibility - I 
>wonder what Tim-Berners Lee would have to say about this?
>Felicia Holz

At 11:53 +0000 11/10/03, karen.holz666 wrote:
>I have sent an e-mail recently regarding accessibility - I think one 
>thing that would improve ease of use greatly (for me anyway) of the 
>W3C site is a bit more care taken with provision of navigation links 
>- that is especially regarding the internal navigation. I find 
>myself scrolling and scrolling and scrolling down miles of text and 
>then when I want to get back to say two pages up, I am searching 
>longer than I would like. How about inserting a few 'TOP' links?
>Kind Regards

Best wishes,
Susan Lesch           http://www.w3.org/People/Lesch/
mailto:lesch@w3.org               tel:+1.858.483.4819
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)    http://www.w3.org/
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