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Re: learning HTML

From: <Linkduster@aol.com>
Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2000 14:50:26 EDT
Message-ID: <11.27994e0.26222af2@aol.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
I agree with Joyce.  But until then, stressing learning at least the basics 
of HTML should be de rigeur -- and should be done at the elementary school 
level.  When my 23-year old was beginning on computers in 1st grade, he was 
learning BASIC.  When my 18-year old was a Freshman in HS, the required 
computer course was how to open and use a word processing and spreadsheet 

Having school programs require other courses, such as WYSIWYG programs with 
accessibility built in, may be the quickest way to get software developed (by 
text book companies) that meets these criteria.

gayley knight

In a message dated 4/9/00 1:43:12 PM, taymade@home.com writes:

>So, I believe that since the majority use Authoring tools, these tools
>should be developed with accessibility standards built in.  Maybe even
>in a tutorial in the readme file about what the code is used for and why.
>Joyce Taylor
Received on Sunday, 9 April 2000 14:51:06 UTC

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