Brainstorms and Raves

Notes on Web Design, Development, Standards, Typography, Music, and More

Tue

12

MAR

2002

UK’s Accessibility Rules Miss the Mark

According to ZDNet’s Matt Loney, while it’s a step forward for disabled access to the Internet, there is too much lacking in the UK’s new Code of Practice. The new Code doesn’t specificy how a Web site should be made accessible, not even mentioning the W3C’s Accessibility Guidelines, for example. While the W3C’s Guidelines are recommendations and not legal standards, it’s still curious to me that their new laws don’t include them even as a reference base.

01:02 pm, pst12 March, 2002 Comments, Trackbacks ·

Categories: Accessibility, Design, Standards

top


Visit iStockPhoto - Royalty-free stock images. Click Upload Earn, Click Download Create 

I Wrote a Book

Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists  Via amazon.com: Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, by Shirley Kaiser. SitePoint Books (July 2006). 

Available now via: SitePoint Books, Amazon.com, Amazon.ca (Canada), Amazon.co.uk (UK), Amazon.fr (France), Amazon.de (Germany), Amazon.co.jp (Japan), Tower Books U.S. and elsewhere! You'll also help support this site and its owner if you purchase via any of these links.

Learn more at SKDesigns - Deliver First Class Web Sites and via SitePoint Books.

Recommended Books

Web Style Guide - Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites, 2nd Ed., by Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton. Yale University Press, March 2002.

Cover: HTML for the World Wide Web with XHTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, Sixth Edition. By Elizabeth Castro. Pub. Peachpit Press August 2006.

Hand-picked best book recommendations for Web site design, CSS, graphics, Photoshop, color, accessibility, more

In association with
 In Association with Amazon.com 
http://brainstormsandraves.com/archives/2002/03/12/uks_accessibility_rules_miss_the_mark/
Page last modified 14 July, 2007 - 10:22pm PDT Page load time: 0.009250 seconds.