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Re: interesting one for text equivalence

From: Lisa Seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2001 11:03:41 +0200
Message-ID: <009401c0762d$3cf26ba0$ad92003e@seeman>
To: "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>, "WAI" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
That is just what I meant, Thanks.
What I did do is put in a d link, which is information hiding, but you can
read all about the "look" CSS classes used etc if you want to.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
To: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Cc: Lisa Seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>; WAI <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Date: Thursday, January 04, 2001 10:22 AM
Subject: Re: interesting one for text equivalence


>At 06:08 AM 1/3/2001 , William Loughborough wrote:
>>At 08:19 AM 1/3/01 +0200, Lisa Seeman wrote:
>>>Adding text or even links to text that describe non semantic content,
will detract from this.
>>
>>I am baffled as to why you think this.
>
>I think Lisa is saying that anything which adds additional
>"stuff" to an interface introduces some degree or another of
>cognitive friction.  The goal of usability is to reduce
>cognitive friction and thus make sites easier to use.
>
>I've been recommended a good book on the subject recently;
>I haven't read it yet but when I do I'll post here about it.
>
>--Kynn
>
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