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Re: Administrative interfaces

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 07:59:49 +0100
Message-ID: <504EE165.4040607@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Christian Biggins wrote:
> I was wondering whether or not an administrative interface for a website 
> should also be compliant? 
> Personally I would think it should, but clearly there is a fairly 
> weighty argument against the additional work, especially if you are 
> controlling who can and cannot access the interface. Granted if you hire 
> somebody who relies on the use of assistive technologies, you would need 
> to revisit, but would it be a requirement?

Ultimately this is a question for legislators, but in my view it should 
be easy to produce A or AA compliance for such an administrative 
interface, because you do not have to worry about branding and making it 
visually pretty.

David Woolley
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