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Re: AWARE Center Common Myths About Web Accessibility

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 07 May 1999 19:21:06 -0700
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To: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Cc: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 09:47 PM 5/7/1999 -0400, Judy Brewer wrote:
>On the myths list, I think for those people already familiar with Web
>accessibility, it will make sense. For someone new to the issue, which is
>really a lot of the audience who is now becoming aware of this issue now
>that the guidelines are out, 'accessibility is hard, let's go shopping'

That's my tongue-in-cheek writing, I need to fix that. :)

> may
>be confusing since people may not even be able to recognize the myth, while
>"good assistive technology can solve all..." is a straightforward
>exploration of an unconscious assumption some people make, and so will
>probably have more clarifying impact for the reader who lands on this page.
>I'm interested in others' reactions.

Me too!  This is a Version 0.1 draft and I want people to tell me
what sucks and what doesn't. :)

Kynn Bartlett <kynn@hwg.org>
President, Governing Board Member
HTML Writers Guild <URL:http://www.hwg.org>
Director, Accessible Web Authoring Resources and Education Center
Received on Friday, 7 May 1999 22:09:48 UTC

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