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Re: Clear communication: (was RE: Re: Accessibility of "CHM" format resources)

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 20:41:36 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200506071941.j57Jfaw02397@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> I maybe a newbie to the group but I am very concerned about the
** growing reinterpretation of the Guidelines as Standards. There are lots
** of standards out there, which are very important and useful and the

One reason for this is that there are lot of organisations out there
with lawyers insisting that they have to be Accessible, but where the
staff want to be safe by the letter of the law whilst doing as little
as possible.  They demand objective rules, compliance with which is
testable, and which would not be subject to legal interpretation in
court.  They, therefore try and interpret rules that can only really
be interpreted subjectively, as though they were precise and 
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