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Re: Accessibility for Hearing/Speech Impaired. (Was: Accessibility for Deaf/Dumb).

From: Julian Voelcker <asp@tvw.net>
Date: Sat, 08 Oct 2005 23:31:05 +0100
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <VA.000013c8.0c4674d5@tvw.net>

Hi Léonie,

> An additional factor, worth considering, is that the UK currently
> only has 3 official languages. English, Welsh and British Sign
> Language. 
> Given the fact that many people who sign have English
> as their second language, not their first, and given the frequency
> with which Welsh 
> content is presented on UK based pages, then this
> is a language balance that clearly needs some thought.

Good point, although the client is only targetting customers in the 
Midlands area where Welsh wouldn't be a factor.]

Having said that they do have a large number of non English speaking 
customers (mainly Asian) which confuses things further.


Julian Voelcker
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Received on Saturday, 8 October 2005 22:30:28 UTC

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