Laws can change attitudes, and changed attitudes can change how we act.
The other day, I saw a tweet from Ethan Marcotte that puzzled me. It wasn’t really because of the question, because such a gallery would be great.
Instead, I noticed how unfamiliar and bygone the idea “accessible means ugly” was to me. Why hadn’t I had to deal with these kind of discussions the last years?
I believe we went from “accessible or beautiful” to “accessible and beautiful” thanks to the law that made inaccessible websites illegal in Norway.
Principally, all websites, be it from the public or private sector, that were (re)designed after 2014 have to follow almost all of the A and AA criteria in the
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