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Re: Does the user know for sure whether the page is dynamic or static?

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <jay@peepo.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 09:28:36 -0000
Message-ID: <006801bf664d$ac26c480$d5419fd4@signbrowser>
To: "w3c" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "Al Gilman" <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Al wrote:
There may be some hope for improvement if web publishing really does get
re-industrialized into capital-intensive publishing factories such as the
megaservices bruited about by Microsoft

Once again I think this is of the wall, it is by getting individuals to
cooperate in writing accessible pages well and easily that we might get
somewhere. Currently the WAI Guidelines fall a long way short of being
useful to the average web pag author. In this sense it is true that
currently only geeks can be leveraged. Sometime soon I am hoping that the
projects planned will lead to ordinary people being able to take advantage
of the WAI site and then some...

The profit motive by its nature is exclusive.

jay@peepo.com

Jonathan Chetwynd
Special needs teacher / web accessibility consultant
education and outreach working group member, web accessibility initiative,
W3C
----- Original Message -----
From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, January 24, 2000 2:27 AM
Subject: Re: Does the user know for sure whether the page is dynamic or
static?


> At 05:16 PM 1/23/00 +0000, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
> >Do dynamic pages have good english titles that are directly relevant to
> >their contents?
>
> In terms of the technical definition of the medium, titles apply equally
to
> static or dynamic pages.
>
> In terms of the compliance levels, or how much the opportunity to title is
> used, comparing static and dynamic page populations, I don't know.
>
> >I find it very difficult to find titles for pages...
>
> I absolutely agree.  For static pages, too.
>
> I have trouble seeing how we are going to get the publishing public to
> improve on this poor performance.
>
> There may be some hope for improvement if web publishing really does get
> re-industrialized into capital-intensive publishing factories such as the
> megaservices bruited about by Microsoft.  Server-hosted evaluation with
> interactive repair, hardwired into the publishing path.  We might have a
> fighting chance.
>
> Al
>
>
>
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