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Re: Fw: March 2 F2F Minutes (checkpoint discussion)----Original Message-----

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2001 10:25:15 -0500 (EST)
To: Anne Pemberton <apembert@erols.com>
cc: Lisa Seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>, WAI <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0103081024400.15814-100000@tux.w3.org>
How about a user agent requirement - "make the page sit still"? (It's in
there already, and is in fact often possible in current browsers.

Charles McCN

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Anne Pemberton wrote:


  	If it ever gets to the point where "in reality *many* students" will
  *have* to take meds  to deal with ants crawling across the screen, I will
  leave the education field! Children are being overdosed with "meds" in
  schools now!

  	Yes, find a way to turn off distractions, but that means the ability to
  turn off *anything* on the screen that is distracting, including the text
  ... But "do not use" isn't fair to the many users who enjoy the animations
  ... Remember that what is "distracting" to one person is the very thing
  that makes a page a memorable experience to someone else, and may be
  exactly what someone else needs to get the meaning of the page.


  Anne Pemberton


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