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Re: New White House site

From: Sam Cancilla <samc@webcessible.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 21:13:13 -0700
Message-ID: <3A6E5659.4949A72F@webcessible.com>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
My personal favorite accessibility aspect of the new White House
site is in the text-only pages.  On each graphical page there is a link
a text-only version that is quite accessible including a text navigation

bar at the top.  However, the links in the text navigation bar on all of

the text-only pages go to the graphics version of each page.  I thought
that when I followed a link on the text-only page that it might take me
to the next page as text-only as well.  Silly me.


Sam Cancilla (samc@webcessible.com)       http://www.webcessible.com/
Sam's Toybox, The Coolest Toys Ever Made   http://www.samstoybox.com/

Kynn Bartlett wrote:

> There seems to be a new design for the U.S. White House, with
> plenty of <img alt="spacer"> tags.  Anyone have any thoughts on
> the accessibility of this new design for a new administration?
> --Kynn, a liberal
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