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Re: Rewrites

From: Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo <emmanuelle@teleline.es>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2001 20:55:21 +0200
Message-ID: <004b01c12360$57812ac0$2f0e04d5@teleline.es>
To: "Joe Clark" <joeclark@contenu.nu>, "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Joe Clark has said:
"Illustration, writing, video, and sound are examples of modes of

I differ: they are expression medium (media), non modes.
And he has also said:
"Sound isn't an illustration"

I don't agree, the sound can be good to illustrate, to decorate, to
describe, etc.

Several expression "modes" can be used with each one of the expression
"medium" and each one of them can be good to express, to demonstrate, to
describe, to illustrate or to decorate.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
To: "Joe Clark" <joeclark@contenu.nu>
Cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2001 12:08 AM
Subject: Re: Rewrites

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