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Re: Guidlines review Re: http://www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT/

From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 1999 06:01:31 -0700
Message-ID: <3784A12B.3251872C@gorge.net>
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <jay@peepo.com>
CC: w3c <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
JC:: "This plainly does not help those with cognitive difficulties
why is the opposite not mentioned ie providing pictures and sounds?"

WL: It is "mentioned" but since there is no *widely useful, acceptable*
way to do it objectively there is nothing to do but hold these kinds of
discussions and hope that something useful develops - as of now there is
not universally understood graphical communication method - your
KFS/chopsticks example is almost enough proof of that.

JC:: "...are we just identifying what is possible?"

WL: Absolutely.  That may be unfortunate and deplorable but dealing in
the *not possible*(yet?) may get grants but it won't feed the bulldogs.

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