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Re: What to ask Web designers?


From: Jeff Coburn
Date: Nov 18, 2004 2:19PM

You might look into something Similar to Voluntary Product
Accessibility Template (VPAT). Government Agencies are supposed to make
private vendors use these to make sure they are getting an accessible
product. I think normally a vendor fills these out in regards to a
product that is done and they are selling, but I don't see why you
couldn't use something like this to make sure a potential product is



julian.rickards wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sam89 [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
>>Definitely a start. I really like any failures in accessibility found
>>post-lanch would be fixed for free -- that should be written into
> contract.
> Yes, this could be problematic in that, despite a contract that states
> otherwise, the contractor could say, "while you are fixing X, could you
> update Y for us?". A reduced rate and limited timeline seems reasonable.
> Jules
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