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Re: the official definition [of web accessibility] from the W3C is wrong

From: Erich Manser <emanser@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:16:28 -0500
To: Devarshi Pant <devarshipant@gmail.com>
Cc: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF2D1F2086.213D5337-ON85257DE4.00532D75-85257DE4.0053E801@us.ibm.com>
If the word "people" were changed to the word "everyone", feels like it
would be unmistakable who it covers.... everyone. Nothing to overlook, no
"us vs. them", etc

On 02/06/2015 09:59 AM, "Devarshi Pant" <devarshipant@gmail.com> wrote

To begin with, we should consider replacing the word "disabilities" with
"different abilities."

On Feb 6, 2015 6:25 AM, "Steve Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
  discussion starter:

  "We need to change the way we talk about accessibility. Most people are
  taught that “web accessibility means that people with disabilities can
  use the Web”— the official definition from the W3C. This is wrong. Web
  accessibility means that people can use the web."

  source: Reframing Accessibility for the Web




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