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Overlap Between Mobile Web (MWBP) and Accessibility (WCAG) Document Published

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2009 13:13:51 -0500
Message-ID: <4A56335F.9040506@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Dear WAI Interest Group participants,

The Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group (BPWG) and the WAI Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) today published the W3C Working Group Note:
Relationship between Mobile Web Best Practices (MWBP) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) at:

For an introduction to the overlap between design goals and guidelines covering accessibility for people with disabilities, and design goals and best practices for mobile devices, see:
*Web Content Accessibility and Mobile Web*: Making a Web Site Accessible Both for People with Disabilities and for Mobile Devices, at:

For examples of barriers that people (without disabilities) face when interacting with web content via mobile devices, and similar barriers for people with disabilities using desktop computers, see:
*Shared Web Experiences*: Barriers Common to Mobile Device Users and People with Disabilities, at:

Information about the Working Groups is available from:
- Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group (BPWG)
- Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG)

Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid cross-postings where possible.

Shawn Lawton Henry, WAI EOWG Chair
Jo Rabin, MWI BPWG Co-Chair
Daniel Appelquist, MWI BPWG Co-Chair

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
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