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RE: [EXTERNAL] Re: [White paper] A11Y Wars: The Accessibility Interpretation Problem

From: Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 16:14:50 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Russell, Jon (CTR)" <jon.russell@associates.hq.dhs.gov>
cc: Tim Harshbarger <tim.harshbarger.cqwg@statefarm.com>, Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1805151611290.28127@server2.shellworld.net>
Well, speaking for myself, the link below took me to a page where google 
informed me it was my account, but no way to read the document.
Question? If one wishes to educate individuals who may be using a variety 
of   methods to reach  information, why use one that  requires layers to 
access?



On Tue, 15 May 2018, Russell, Jon (CTR) wrote:

> Indeed they did.
>
> The authors WIlco Fiers & Glenda Sims provide an online web link to the white paper.
>
> Not sure what this comment is coming from in regard to the white paper not being available as a web document:
>
> "Seriously?!?! Why the resistance to providing a document about web documents in traditional web document format?"
>
> Read the White Paper:   "A11Y Wars: The Accessibility Interpretation Problem" >>>  http://bit.ly/a11ypeace
>
> -- WIlco Fiers & Glenda Sims
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jon Russell
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Harshbarger <tim.harshbarger.cqwg@statefarm.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 3:06 PM
> To: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [EXTERNAL] Re: [White paper] A11Y Wars: The Accessibility Interpretation Problem
>
> I apologize.  I probably should have worded my original e-mail differently.  Personally I think that the document is already being made available in a format usable on the web.  The problem I ran into is that my company restricts our access to some sites (like Google Docs.)
>
> Thanks!
> Tim
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Felix Miata [mailto:mrmazda@earthlink.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 12:29 PM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [White paper] A11Y Wars: The Accessibility Interpretation Problem
>
> Glenda Sims composed on 2018-05-15 11:43 (UTC-0500):
>
>> Tim Harshbarger wrote:
>
>>> Would it be possible for you also to share this document in some
>>> other format or location—like a web site?  I am interested in reading
>>> the document, but our company does not allow us to access Google Docs.
>
> + + +
>
>> I'd be delighted to send you a copy of the white paper as a word document.
>> In fact...it should be in your inbox right now.
>
> Seriously?!?! Why the resistance to providing a document about web documents in traditional web document format?
> --
> "Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Whatever else you get, get wisdom." Proverbs 4:7 (New Living Translation)
>
> Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409 ** a11y rocks!
>
> Felix Miata  ***  http://fm.no-ip.com/
>
>
>
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