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Re: And today's ironic bit of HTML is...

From: Tina Marie Holmboe <tina@elfi.org>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 01:53:11 +0200
To: Tom Gilder <w3c@tom.me.uk>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020705015311.A4926@elfi.org>

On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 08:21:10PM +0100, Tom Gilder wrote:

> <a href="javascript:void(0)" onclick="window.open('http://www.w3.org/WAI/', '',
> '');">accessibility</a>
> ...and this on a professional development company's site.
> Well, it made me chuckle.

  To quote myself to Tom on EFnet's #html:

   "Tina's Addendum to Flavell's Law: any site that claims to deal with
    accessibility issues will, with few exceptions, prove to be inaccessible"

  On occation one do feel down.

  I have been doing a few accessibility audits lately, and I admit to seeing
  a whole lot of things which the authors clearly *believe* are accessible,
  yet are not.

  How does the rest of you feel about the current status: are we moving
  towards a more accessible web, or are people - not to put too fine a point
  on it - not giving crap ?

 -    Tina Holmboe                    Greytower Technologies
   tina@greytower.net                http://www.greytower.net/
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Received on Thursday, 4 July 2002 19:37:30 UTC

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