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RE: Browser-based business tools

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From: Duncan Shearer
Date: Jan 30, 2004 1:49AM



Hi Laura,

You culd speek to the peopel at the employers forum on disability. They
publish lods of dokumints and I am sure they wuld be happy to advice you.

Duncan


>From: "Laura Pierce" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>Reply-To: <EMAIL REMOVED>
>To: < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>Subject: Browser-based business tools
>Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 14:24:24 -0000
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>Hi All,
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>Apologies for the long email in advance but please help!?!
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>We have an in-house resource kit based on principles and checklists from
>sources such as Jim Thatcher's teachings, WAI and some e-learning
>accessibility guidelines. However, I'm currently assessing a complex,
>highly interactive task-based business tool. Some of our in-house tools
>are inherently complex (they often enable rather 'involved' tasks) but
>we would like to achieve the best level of accessibility for moral
>reasons if nothing else.
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>The British DDA legislation seems a little vague, and the WAI Guidelines
>seem rather geared up for accessible ways of presenting web content,
>which is great, but I feel like we need something more substantial.
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>We've asked the Disability Rights Commission for advice on whether there
>are more specific guidelines they would recommend but am informed that
>they won't help me because we employ over 100 people. Nor do they seem
>able to refer me to resources who/which might be able to help.
>
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>Does anyone know of any guidelines that might help us identify different
>accessibility issues and solutions for browser-based business
>applications?
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>The US seems to have advanced much further on accessibility than the UK
>- is there anything in 508 that addresses browser-based business tools?
>
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>
>Many thanks for your time and any feedback is much appreciated,
>
>LP
>

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