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Re: PDF will be legally accessible with the new 508


From: ckrugman@sbcglobal.net
Date: Mar 19, 2010 8:15PM

That's interesting logic for those who are totally blind and rely on screen
reading software that does not recognize poorly created PDF documents or
documents created in some of the cheap alternatives to PDF that say they do
everything that the genuine Adobe PDF does.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wayne Dick" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, March 19, 2010 10:35 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] PDF will be legally accessible with the new 508

> Well the new 508 requires that visual
> accommodation only be required for individuals
> with legal blindness. People with print
> disabilities caused by low vision who are not
> blind must use those accommodations. Since
> everyone can use screen enlargement, everyone must.
> That makes PDF accessible.