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Re: minutes from 14 sept. meeting

From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2000 15:34:50 -0700
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To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
At 06:22 PM 9/14/00 -0400, Gregg said:
>I am concerned about 1.1. Will "tactually" cause people to 'get bent'?"

WL: The worry that we are calling for the invention of a haptic rendition 
of graphics (upon which millions of $ and hours have been spent - 
essentially to little avail) is what I believe is addressed.

Perhaps a clarification to the effect that this refers, *at this time* to 
braille and possibly to some of the actual devices that "finger spell" and 
do some crude sign language rather than a touch-sensed picture? I am sure 
that we don't intend for the author to provide for a "raised line image" or 
anything more esoteric than a presentation of text through braille?

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