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A British Standard will give business owners and marketing managers new guidance for building and maintaining web content that is accessible to disabled people. A draft version of BS 8878 was released for public comment today. Julie Howell, chair of the cross-industry committee responsible for the draft Standard, said that …

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Paris Hilton

BSI?

Bloody Stupid Interface?

These are the people who backed OOKSMELL.

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Paris Hilton

BSI?

[s]Bloody Stupid Interface?[/s]

Bloody Stupid Iohamster.

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how about

under no circumstances should javascript be required just to click on a link.

That would be a nice accessibility feature for a lot of sites i use.

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Anonymous Coward

BSI

Bill's Software Investigated ...Big Secret Investment ... Bill's Software Innovative!

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Given .giv.uk's brown nosing to MS

How about just saying MSIE5 is the UK standard - otherwise all of those .gov.uk sites will need a "technology revamp" to get rid of the Frontpage tag soup.

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Paris Hilton

Bleedin Obvious

Nice of them to document the bleedin obvious.

@Jacqui - there aren't many Council's that use Frontpage, probably more commonly found in the FE sector more than anything else now.

http://www.brent.gov.uk/egr.nsf/SCV?ReadForm&View=UPTSupp&Category=Web+Content+Management&Start=1&Count=60

Paris, cause she recieves no guidance from a higher authority

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