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Re: Accessible Cold Fusion up-charge


From: Austin, Darrel
Date: Jun 20, 2008 10:10AM

> I am new to this group and fairly new to accessibility. As the
> accessibility coordinator of a state agency, I have been asked to
> verify the validity of a contractor's up-charge from 640 to 970 hours
> to build accessibility into a Cold Fusion application. The application
> is in the planning stage

If it's in the planning stage, then I'd say that increasing the project
fee by 50% is a bit ridiculous.

Retrofitting a bad application? Then I can see that being valid. But,
yea, if one plans for accessibility, there really shouldn't be much or
any additional costs.