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Re: Flickr and alt

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 17:30:24 -0400
Message-ID: <48A9E9F0.30102@mit.edu>
To: David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
CC: W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org

David Poehlman wrote:
> Anyone who chooses can break the law and suffer the consequences.

That's not a freedom.  That's a threat of violence on your part against 
said lawbreakers (pretty much by definition of lawbreaking).

> No one would be prohiitted from publishing, they would just not be conformant.

This brings us back to the question of what the point of conformance is, 
of course.  If being conformant is too much pain, no one will be, and 
then what's the poing?

-Boris
Received on Monday, 18 August 2008 21:40:10 UTC

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