Thread Subject: Re: Basic questions
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From: Gregg Vanderheiden
Date: Wed, Nov 15 2006 12:50 PM
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There is a distinction here we need to make.
Buying accessible products: good.
Buying " personal workarea" products that can be made accessible (or have
readily obtainable equivalents): good
Buying "shared" products that can be made accessible: not so good. They in
general will never get "made accessible". This is not prohibited but
generally is not very effective. Should be a fall back position. One
thing often cited is that once the purchase of the "can be made accessible"
product is done
- there is no funding to bring in the access modifications,
- nobody to make them work together,
- and no way to test the product to ensure that it is accessible
Will be difficult but important to work this out so that it results in
something that is practical in the real world -- and also works in the real
Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.