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Re: Gmail and accessibility


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Sep 17, 2007 1:50PM

Sean Keegan wrote:

> I attended a presentation at Google recently where they announced their
> Google Apps for Education and raised the question of accessibility of their
> apps, including Gmail. The engineers stated that they had completed an
> accessibility review of the Google Apps, however, they would neither confirm
> nor deny any information regarding the report. They did agree that there
> were accessibility issues. If your institution is looking at Gmail, you may
> want to consider building into the agreement a copy of the review itself.

So, if the review shows that there are serious gaps in the accessibility
of the google apps, what next? Unless I'm missing something, at this
stage it's just a review, not a plan to rectify any issues that bubbled
to the surface.

Patrick H. Lauke