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Re: Guide to Guidelines

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 14:20:08 -0700
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20000913141932.00b43300@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: A.Flavell@physics.gla.ac.uk
Cc: WAI Guidelines List <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
At 02:28 PM 9/13/2000 , Alan J. Flavell wrote:
>http://aware.hwg.org/why/selfish.html
>
>But unfortunately, the supplementary page of reasons submitted by
>other readers then goes and perpetuates the old myth of accessible web
>pages being text-based and excluding other media.  Your page doesn't
>choose to comment on that paradox, but, with your page itself being
>essentially text-based, an uncommitted reader might jump to the
>conclusion that that _was_ also the unstated agenda; which I think
>would be a pity, and counterproductive to the overall goal.  I hope
>you don't mind me expressing that opinion so frankly: it's only
>meant to provoke an appropriate discussion, and not at all meant to
>detract from the excellent material at your site.

Actually, that's a good point, and this is the kind of feedback that's
helpful to me, especially as the AWARE Center will be getting a full
overhaul soon. :)  Thanks!

--Kynn

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Kynn Bartlett  <kynn@idyllmtn.com>                    http://kynn.com/
Director of Accessibility, Edapta               http://www.edapta.com/
Chief Technologist, Idyll Mountain Internet   http://www.idyllmtn.com/
AWARE Center Director                      http://www.awarecenter.org/
Received on Wednesday, 13 September 2000 17:33:04 GMT

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