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Re: Priority of constituencies

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 18:26:25 -0400
Message-ID: <4FC7F011.80508@w3.org>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
CC: olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
Hi, Rob-

On 5/31/12 6:09 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> Just a comment about the "priority of constituencies" discussion there.
> "Putting users first" isn't the same thing as "putting the user
> experience first". In fact, "putting users first" sometimes means
> protecting users' rights, security, privacy etc in ways that degrade the
> user experience. It doesn't mean that our overriding priority has to be
> supporting absolutely any "user experience" Web authors can dream up
> (such as loops with 1 sample delay).

What I meant by "Putting users first" was that users should have a 
fairly consistent experience across different browsers and devices.  I 
hope that was clear to the other telcon participants, even if there was 
unavoidable ambiguity in the scribing.

Regards-
-Doug
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2012 22:26:37 GMT

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