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RE: Faking the infobar

From: <michael.mccormick@wellsfargo.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 18:23:52 -0500
Message-ID: <8A794A6D6932D146B2949441ECFC9D68040AA1C6@msgswbmnmsp17.wellsfargo.com>
To: <staikos@kde.org>, <public-wsc-wg@w3.org>

SCIs outside the chrome area are definitely bad.  I would hope that's
something we can all agree upon?

Conversely, in the content area, things that look similar to SCIs are
also bad.  A common example of this would be banks who place a padlock
image on their home pages.

Any opinions expressed above are my own, and do not necessarily
represent Wells Fargo.  :-)

-----Original Message-----
From: public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org]
On Behalf Of George Staikos
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 1:42 PM
To: W3 Work Group
Subject: Re: Faking the infobar

On 17-Jul-07, at 1:59 AM, George Staikos wrote:

> On 17-Jul-07, at 1:56 AM, Mike Beltzner wrote:
>> On 16-Jul-07, at 1:38 PM, George Staikos wrote:
>>> I was a bit hesitant about this because I understand that some are 
>>> strongly opposed to this view.
>> Then the right way to do things would be to raise this as a question 
>> and find out if our group can come to a consensus. You're seeming 
>> surprisingly passive-aggressive at the moment! :)
>    I was kind of expecting more comments when I posted that. :-)  I 
> was also in transit at the airport so writing more was not an option.

> Consider the issue to be raised as a question.  Should we declare that

> all UI indicators in the chrome are bad as they lead the user to start

> to trust such indicators in possibly all circumstances?

   Of course that was supposed to say "outside the chrome" or "in the
content region".

George Staikos
KDE Developer				http://www.kde.org/
Staikos Computing Services Inc.		http://www.staikos.net/
Received on Monday, 16 July 2007 23:27:57 UTC

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