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Re: New: Perspectives on Accessibility

From: Liam McGee <liam.mcgee@communis.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 15:48:37 +0000
Message-ID: <4AE5C4D5.9020904@communis.co.uk>
CC: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Shawn Henry wrote:
> EOWG,
> "I like the discussion, we just need more pictures to explain it and not 
> so much text.  I was reviewing the site with a large retailer's Web 
> development team and they immediately commented about how much TEXT was 
> on the pages and they couldn't just get the jist by seeing the 
> high-level picture first.  They told me its kind of like shopping - you 
> want to know if you are looking for shoes or furniture - then drill down 
> to the size and dimensions.  Maybe we could learn from retailers on how 
> they "sell their stuff" -  which is one aspect of the business we are in 
> - selling accessibility - so to speak."
> 
> Please comment on the WAI IG list or the EOWG list as appropriate.

Hi all - I think that this is an interesting point, but we are not 
selling shoes. I think that most people arriving are looking for 
information, not a product, so I think that the amount of text is 
appropriate for the subject matter.

Regards to you all

L.

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