Re: www accessibility for non-readers

At 12:46 PM 3/11/99 -0500, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>> 0.0 
>>     Where possible sites should be transparent in meaning without the
use of 
>>      text.
>>     ~1-5% of the adult population are non-readers.
>We hope that checkpoint 16.2 addresses this:
>    Use icons or graphics (with a text equivalent) 
>    where they facilitate comprehension of the page.

I suspect that most readers (of the Web Content Guidelines) would regard
the first statement as setting a stronger requirement than the second.


Received on Thursday, 11 March 1999 15:08:46 UTC