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Re: Retrofitting accessibility: suggested addition

From: Barry McMullin <mcmullin@eeng.dcu.ie>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 15:25:47 +0000 (GMT)
cc: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0601271522240.2881@pompeii.eeng.dcu.ie>

On Fri, 27 Jan 2006, Liam McGee wrote:

> "As soon as you have decided to improve the accessibility of your
> website, let your users know. Simply insert a link to an 'accessibility
> statement' on your homepage (preferably as the first link that appears
> in the code). The statement should outline the main problems known about
> (to manage their expectations of the existing site), and your commitment
> to improvement. Where possible give a timescale for implementing
> improvements. In the meantime, also offer an alternative means of
> contact on this page, such as a telephone number or postal address."

And maybe add ...

"Don't forget to return and update this statement as you make
progress - or even as you identify new issues that will need
attention.  Your users *will* really appreciate this public and
ongoing demonstration of your commitment to working with them."

... or something!

Best - Barry.
Received on Friday, 27 January 2006 15:34:58 UTC

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