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Web Accessibility Definition...

From: Alistair Garrison <alistair.garrison@accessinmind.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 17:54:44 -0000
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To: "EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Dear All, 

Did we agree a definition for Web Accessibility...

If we didn't the definition I am going to start to use is... 

"Web Accessibility is the process of making Web content in a way that can be used, without issue or consequence, by people with disabilities."
This follows on from the definition of 'accessible' found in Glossary B of WCAG 1.0 (i.e. 'Content is accessible when it may be used by someone with a disability'), and the fact that several checkpoints in the Guidelines are designed to prevent Web content causing people with certain disabilities frustration, or in severe circumstances harm (i.e. flashing content).

Anyway... I believe it's food for thought... 

Very Best Regards 


Alistair Garrison 
Director, Accessinmind Limited
+44 (0) 207 252 2746
Received on Sunday, 14 December 2003 12:54:50 UTC

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