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Re: [Draft] Requirements for Before/After Web Site Retrofitting Demo

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 23:57:40 -0400
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To: Wayne Dick <wed@csulb.edu>, w3c-wai-eo@w3.org


At 08:01 AM 6/17/2005 -0700, Wayne Dick wrote:

>Regarding the bad sites:  They should look really good to their intended 
>audience.  They may be coded badly from a technical or accessibility 
>standpoint, but they should look good in the intended mode.
>Also, the good site should look as much like the original site as 
>possible. When my campus fixed many of our accessibility issues the web 
>masters took the opportunity to make general changes in the UI.  The 
>result was that all the mistakes made in the UI change were blamed on 
>We need to communicate that accessible and aesthetically stunning are 
>compatible.  My motto is: accessibility without compromise.

I think that this is what we were aiming at, but I'll try to make it 
clearer in the requirements document.


- Judy


Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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