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Re: absolute location

From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2000 07:34:02 -0400
Message-ID: <3938ED2A.BE1E4D30@clark.net>
CC: Taylor-Made <taymade@home.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Hi All!
As I understand it, while we don't have controll of sites outside our own,
sending people to a site that is not accessible for the purposes of
remuneration may not be doing things accessably.  In the case described
below however, the linking is acceptable.  It would be good though if you
would inform the site to which you are linking that this has occured and
inform them of the issues.
Taylor-Made wrote:
> Yes, I believe it would be.  Unfortunately, you cannot be responsible for
> the accessibility of the sites you have links to unless the links go to your
> other pages.  If the links go to sites that are outside of your site, one
> knows that the site design was done by someone else and may not be as
> accessible.
> Not all designers design for accessbility.  Only those who are aware that
> accessbility is even an issue are the designers who strive to make their
> sites viewable to as many people as possible.
> Joyce
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Benjamin J. Simpson <arcben@hotmail.com>
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Date: Friday, June 02, 2000 6:29 PM
> Subject: absolute location
> >Would a web site that has 'entirely accessible internal content' be
> >considered accessible if it had links to non-accesible, external resources?
> >
> >Especially if those links to external resources add to the value of the
> >site. For example, an accessible page of "The Top 10 Movie Sites", with
> >links to movie sites that are non-accessible.
> >

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