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Re: attributes, software architecture, CC/PP and accessibility

From: Nir Dagan <nir@nirdagan.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2000 19:06:28 -0500
Message-Id: <200002020004.TAA25075@vega.brown.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
At 06:12 PM 2/1/00 -0500, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
...
>Charles Munat has also worked on this approach a fair bit, but doing browser
>sniffing to determine whether to include thins like accesskeys (based on the
>idea that if the browser doesn't handle them they are a wase of
>bandwidth). 

One should note that serving one long document to all clients 
rather than several short alternatives can 
save badwidth as any form of content negotiation reduces caching,
even in a perfect HTTP spec and a perfect implementation.

Nir.

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