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Re: About: requirements for Retrofitting...

From: Justin Thorp <justin@mycapitalweb.com>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 23:53:02 -0400
Message-Id: <786DF509-1ADB-4B3D-9DA4-4B689A1F15E7@mycapitalweb.com>
To: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
I agree that this document would be more appropriately named -  
"Developing a Plan to Retrofit a Web site for Accessibility."

The word retrofit doesn't mean much for me.  I read it and my first  
reaction is, huh?  The word fix is more understandable for me  
(Developing a Plan to Fix a Web site for Accessibility) but maybe  
"fix" conveys the wrong meaning.

Sincerely,
Justin Thorp




On May 19, 2005, at 11:11 PM, Chuck Letourneau wrote:

> In a general sense I agree with what William is saying, but in that  
> case the title of the document is a bit disingenuous... I think it  
> will lead people to expect practical tips or techniques on  
> retrofitting sites but instead it deals up a significant helping of  
> general management practices.  I would feel cheated  unless section  
> 4 - the title track so to speak - was not significantly beefed up  
> to deliver some practical advice.
>
> Or change the title to something like "Developing a Plan to  
> Retrofit a Web site for Accessibility"
>
> Regards,
> Chuck Letourneau
> Starling Access Services



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