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- n. The quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach; receptiveness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach; receptibility.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition or quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being at hand when needed
- n. the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
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I lump the following together when I use the term accessibility: ease of install, support for low end machines, easy game WoW is freakishly easy- if you can't level up, and level up fast, in WoW, give up computer games as a hobby, clean and easy to use interface, easy to find something to do inside the game.
As I mentioned earlier, accessibility is clearly a critical problem yet the term is never adequately defined under the Act. This crisis in accessibility is symptomatic of a system not keeping pace with growing demands.
In Accessibility: What It Is For and Where It Is Going, the discussion focused on where accessibility is today and what needs to be done to take it to the next level.
Former Vibe and Spin editor Alan Light says her mix of indomitability and accessibility is one key to her enduring appeal.
March 1st, 2009 at 1: 56 pm excellent point Renner. the accessibility is something I was trying to get at earlier.
Authors Wendy Chisholm and Matt May posit that accessibility is not simply a matter of accommodating persons with disabilities, but rather about enabling the user to choose how they want to access web content – via the web, a mobile device, a screen reader, etc.
I believe in the unfashionable proposition that accessibility is a literary virtue.
Web Accessibility Gone Wild wrapped the day with practical tips and a great summation: we get so caught up in accessibility that we forget what its actually about – getting content to the user.
I made the case about six months in Media Post that not having accessibility is a costly gamble.
- One way for companies to approach accessibility is to consider the principles of universal design, which requires that a product be built for everyone, including those with disabilities.