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From: Michael Goddard
Date: May 31, 2002 5:25AM


I agree wholeheartedly with you on this Glenda. I have taken many web
design and development classes back several years ago when the certification
thing was "the thing". Not one even remotely covered accessibility issues
or code compliancy for that matter.

Michael

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From: "Glenda Watson Hyatt" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 4:20 PM
Subject: RE: Font size


> It would be ideal if accessibility was included in design courses. If
> designers had that knowledge base when applying for jobs, what a great way
> to differentiate themselves from other candidates, especially in the US
and
> other countries where web accessibility is now the law. IMHO.
>
> Cheers,
> Glenda
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Michael Goddard [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> > Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 2:28 PM
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> > Subject: Re: Font size
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> >
> > It is not the designers you need to convince but the companies and
clients
> > to whom hire the designers.
> >
> > Michael
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Joel Ward" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
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> > Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 2:44 PM
> > Subject: Re: Font size
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> > > One more thing:
> > >
> > > I think we have some work ahead of us to convince all designers that
> > > relative sizing is the ONLY choice and that it can be used
successfully
> > > along with good, attractive design.
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