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Re: WCAG and various Laws


From: Geof Collis
Date: Mar 29, 2010 9:48AM

Hi Steve

Thanks, I would assume according to the article I posted at
http://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/?p=1356 that it
isn't going to get any easier to understand.



At 10:33 AM 3/29/2010, you wrote:
>The UK's DDA does not specify any technical requirements. It is assessed
>individually for each person who brings a case to court, and it is concerned
>with actual outcomes. The judgement takes into account a wide range of
>factors including the resources the website owner has available to them to
>conduct remedial work.
>This means that:
>A. It is not possible to know if a website is DDA compliant without going
>through the court process.
>B. A website may be DDA-compliant with respect to one user but not another.
>C. A website may be DDA-compliant with respect to one website owner but not
>Steve Green
>Test Partners Ltd
>-----Original Message-----
>[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Geof Collis
>Sent: 29 March 2010 15:26
>Subject: [WebAIM] WCAG and various Laws
>Hi All
>I'm looking for resources that let me know what level of accessibility the
>following laws have to achieve:
>Section 508
>UK DDE(?)
>Austrailia's Law
>thanks for any help
> Administrator
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