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Re: Philosophy of WCAG (thanks Matt)

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 07:55:06 -0700
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To: Anne Pemberton <apembert@erols.com>
Cc: "Matt May" <mcmay@bestkungfu.com>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
This is just a chatty note; skip it if you like:

At 05:02 AM 7/31/2001 , Anne Pemberton wrote:
>         Folks in this discussion frequently use Nielsen as an expert so I've been to his site many times, and those comments truly irk! What an annoying and irritating element to have on his web site! It's presence there keeps me from comprehending anything else he says. <grin>

Jakob is right about 90% of the time, but on this and on micropayments
he is on Mars.  His elitism is unfortunately showing here.

>I cry every time I think about what Bush did to the White House site, when he discontinued the highly graphic, attractive, and very useful White House for Kids done by Clinton staff, and put up a useless page marker on the link.

Don't get me started here. :)

>I wonder if the Kid's page was something "destroyed when they left" that the news talked about for a day or two.

You know, most of that "destroyed when they left" stuff was a lie
and has been proven to be so, but you never hear the RETRACTIONS
trumpeted as loud as the breaking stories.  Apparently the worst that
happened was they hid the "w" keys.


Kynn Bartlett <kynn@reef.com>
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