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Apple to devs: Watch out, don't make the Watch into a, well, a watch

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Re: Blind? Fuck you then.

No. Manufacturers do not legally have to make products for the blind.

motorbike makers dont have to make motorbikes for the blind.

boing dont have to make aircraft that the blind can fly.

a power drill maker doesnt have to make a drill with brail.

Now... it gets more interesting with any company who is providing a service, rather than a product.

services generally have to be provided to all, or it's discriminatory.

but even then, common sense still takes precedence. A firearm trainer can refuse to train the blind.

if every manufacturer had to make a version of their product for the blind, many simply could'nt afford yo do so.

Apple could afford it. But as a product maker they are not obliged to.

by the way.. I expect any app that reads the time out rather than displays it is ok.

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