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From: Carol at Kognitive.com <carol@kognitive.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 09:00:00 -0500
Message-ID: <02a001c465bd$0b864630$7900a8c0@VAIO>
To: "EOWG W3C EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Couple comments (removed copyedit comments sent to Judy separately):

1. Introduction - recommended rewrites on 1st paragraph content: "Given the
Web's increasingly important role in society, access to the Web is vital for
people with disabilities. The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) develops
guidelines for accessibility of Web sites, browsers, and authoring tools.
WAI then encourages implementation of these guidelines to make it easier for
people with disabilities to use the Web. Many of the accessibility solutions
described in WAI materials also benefit Web users who do not have

2. Retiree with several aging-related conditions, managing personal finances
Section needs more content possibly?  Short compared to other sections
though I have no suggestions.  Discuss next week?

3.  Motor disabilities (scenario -- "reporter")
Add mention of using larger "targets" for links to help with coordination.

4. Aging-Related Conditions (scenario -- "retiree")
Could mention using larger "targets" for links to help with coordination.
Limited use of jargon might also be a consideration (age/knowledge gap).

5. About the Web Accessibility Initiative - change case of sentence:
"W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) addresses accessibility of the Web
through five complementary activities:

  a.. Ensuring...
  b.. Developing...
  c.. Developing...
  d.. Conducting...
  e.. Coordinating...

Carol J. Smith

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