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Re: Flickr and alt (was: Re: HTML5 alt conformance criteria clarifications requested)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 15:09:18 +0200
To: "David Poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uf22tsgw64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 18 Aug 2008 15:00:25 +0200, David Poehlman  
<david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com> wrote:
> and we will follow.  A requirement is a requirement.  If they want to do  
> it [w]rong, that is what they will do but that does not mean that it  
> should not be a requirement.

Making requirements that cannot be reasonably met is bad design and does  
not help solve the problem. I'm not sure what you mean with "we will  
follow". I was trying to point out that Flickr cannot start requiring  
users to enter additional information as that will simply kill their  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 18 August 2008 13:10:26 UTC

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