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Re: Accessibility and web developer contracts

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 23:32:39 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200304242232.h3OMWdx04504@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Normally, the clause is based around their own development standards (which 
> may or may not include accessibility). Failure to meet their standards would 

That's different from what was described.  In the case of the development
standards, the bidder has the option of looking at them before they price
the bid.  They probably won't, because all such standards are much of 
a muchness, so the cost of compliance is fairly predictable.  A customer's
accessiblity standards are not something that most suppliers will be
familar with, so they ought to request them up front.

However, in this case, the rules can be set after the fact, and there
isn't much precedent about what a reasonable accessibility auditor would
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