Thread Subject: Re: Definition of accessibility
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From: Hoffman, Allen
Date: Thu, Nov 09 2006 2:10 PM
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Items shall be considered accessible when the provisions from sub-part C
of this regulation are met, for the general office environment, and
environments if needed). We might possibly include some reference to
public or home environment.
So whatever definition we come up with - conformance to our guidelines
should not be defined as accessible. There is so much to do beyond
what is required
in our guidelines.
I agree that "pure" accessible is not fully met by meeting technical
standards, but meeting adequately sufficient functional performance
criteria, which may include conditional environmental or policy factors,
really should mean accessible for the set of people addressed in those
functional performance criteria. On the other hand we need to get
usable language for the purposes of this effort, not a definition for
all situations and potentials.
Allen Hoffman -- 202-447-0303