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Re: Texas Report on the Computer Network Study Project

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 11:37:24 -0500
Message-Id: <199902211643.LAA1902631@relay.interim.iamworld.net>
To: allan_jm@tsb1.tsbvi.edu
Cc: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
I would have thought that a web resource that wants to be a textbook as
well should meet some additional requirments.  The DAISY digital talking
book concept of a "table of navigation" is one example.  Did the Texas
project review the DAISY /NISO model in any depth and was there a conscious
descision not to go beyond the general web content requirements as set
forth by the WAI?


At 08:02 AM 2/19/99 -0600, James Allan wrote:
> Report on the Computer Network Study Project is now available on line.
>Included within is the chapter "Accessibility of Information in Electronic
>Textbooks for _ALL_ Students" which references WAI guidelines as the
>standard for Internet based textbooks.
> http://www.tea.state.tx.us/Textbooks/cns/cnstemp.htm
>Jim Allan, Statewide Technical Support Specialist
>Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
>1100 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78756
>voice 512.206.9315    fax: 512.206.9453  http://www.tsbvi.edu/
>"We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us." McLuhan, 1964
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