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Re: [DRAFT] Heartbeat poll

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2009 13:52:54 +0200
Message-ID: <4A76CF96.20906@malform.no>
To: "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>
CC: Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>, public-html list <public-html@w3.org>
Hallvord R. M. Steen On 09-08-03 12.40:

> On Sun, 02 Aug 2009 06:31:07 +0200, Shelley Powers:
> 
>>>  we should not be limiting the information to specific groups of 
>>> people, and should instead be making it accessible to all.
> 
>>   Interesting that you see providing helpful material to those with 
>> visual impairments as "limiting" the information.  Curious, and this 
>> is off topic, but do you also find handicap parking slots to be 
>> limiting to those not physically impaired?
> 
> Space and information have distinct properties. A section of space can 
> only be occupied by one single person, while a piece of 
> information/explanation like a table summary generally increases its 
> value the more people share it.
> 
> Hence, a summary that's visible to all becomes more valuable - even to 
> the visually impaired -

Agreed. But we need a "slot" for this information, still. A 
designated slot. Or else, how are one to put the finger on the 
summary so that one may share and talk about it?

> You can not compare sharing information to sharing space.
> 
> Sorry to follow up an off-topic comment (with a fairly obvious statement 
> too). I'll go back to lurking.. :)
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leif halvard silli
Received on Monday, 3 August 2009 11:53:39 UTC

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