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Re: Rewrites

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2001 15:08:50 -0700
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To: Joe Clark <joeclark@contenu.nu>
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
At 12:34 PM 8/11/2001 , Joe Clark wrote:
>I would be tempted to laugh at this ridiculous inability to understand simple English words were the source not Anne Pemberton, who pretty much has this group by the gonads. She seems to be shouting the loudest, and everyone else is afraid to stand up to this extremist. Unable to accept a fair compromise of adding graphics, illustrations, sound, and video *whenever possible*, her goal is the absolute eradication of text-only sites from the Web in the putative guise of accessibility, an overarching, crypto-fascist goal we must oppose at every turn.

Is there a way to capture this as a checkpoint or a guideline?
I suggest:

   3.X  Whenever possible, silence people whose views seem too "extreme"
        and accuse them of nefarious deeds.

I'm not sure if I like the phrasing "nefarious deeds", I don't think it
fully captures the enormity of Anne's crimes, and the above fails to
mention anything about the capture of testicles or other genitalia.

Can anyone come up with a better proposal?


Kynn Bartlett <kynn@reef.com>
Technical Developer Liaison
Reef North America
Accessibility - W3C - Integrator Network
Tel +1 949-567-7006
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