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RE: acceptable fallbacks [was: Re: Is longdesc a good solution? ...]

From: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 12:30:49 -0700
To: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <chaals@opera.com>, "'Henri Sivonen'" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "'Dave Singer'" <singer@apple.com>
Cc: "'Justin James'" <j_james@mindspring.com>, "'David Poehlman'" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, "'Jim Jewett'" <jimjjewett@gmail.com>, "'HTML WG'" <public-html@w3.org>, <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001201c9150e$14306090$783d42ab@stanford.edu>

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> On the other hand, forcing people to put
> all the content directly into a page with big visible links simply
> won't fly. The zillions of dollars put into techniques for hiding
> stuff in the misguided hope that they still appear for the people who
> need them (image replacements, stuff positioned off-screen, and so
> on) show that designers would rather expend considerable effort and
> money than actually make the data visible.

+1

JF
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