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Re: [Access-activists] Re: Next Set of Tasks for GAI

From: Joanmarie Diggs
Subject: Re: [Access-activists] Re: Next Set of Tasks for GAI
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 14:12:18 -0400

Hey Peter, all.

> > While we can yell until we are blue in the face about standards, I
> > would like a "hall of shame" that lists web sites who we have tried
> > to contact regarding accessibility who have chosen not to comply
> > anyway. We can add blog entries regarding sites when they are added
> > to the collection. I'm especially concerned with those that are used
> > for free software things as we really want our team to be the
> > vanguard of what I hope turns into a Gulf like clean up. 
> > 
> > Remember, though, we will always give these sites a warning and n
> > days? months? to remediate their pages.
> A number of the folks (e.g. me) who participate in GNU accessibility
> will not want to be part of any sort of public shaming.  I appreciate
> the idea, and also the need for it.  But we should be careful about
> what is done in various folks names.  At a minimum, I would like some
> distance from whoever does this.

Please put me down in this camp as well. While I have been quite
diligent to separate the DayJob (Carroll Center) from the VolunteerJob
(Orca), the reality is that there's just one me. I'd really hate to have
someone come to the erroneous conclusion that the Carroll Center,
through my personal involvement in this group, was participating in a
public shaming.


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