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Re: Flickr and alt

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2008 17:46:24 +0100
Message-ID: <48B19060.8070602@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org



Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> And yet we do not require knowing how to read in order to read (e.g. 
> voice synthesizers).  Why the double-standard?

Boris, do you not perceive any difference between
/knowing/ how to read and /being physically capable/
of reading (where "reading" is defined as mentally
assigning sounds and semantics to a visually-perceived
string of characters) ?

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Sunday, 24 August 2008 16:47:04 GMT

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