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Re: Eating one's own dog food

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@erols.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 19:54:05 -0400
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20010823194023.00a51a20@pop.erols.com>
To: Matt May <mcmay@yahoo.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
At 03:38 PM 8/23/01 -0700, Matt May wrote:
>Why? Nobody on this list is arguing that illustration can be beneficial.

Ooops on your grammar .... more than beneficial, it is a necessity ...

>But not for everyone, and in some cases it makes things worse.

This is the problem .... we have to stretch from necessity to nuisance ... 
and accommodate everyone. This is do-able ... Put it there for those who 
want and need it and let the others turn it off ...

>Animation can be beneficial.
>
>But not for everyone, and in some cases it makes things worse.

But if it's not there, it helps NO ONE!!!!
Put it there for those who want and need it, and let the others turn it 
off....

>Any rule related to the human-language content of a document can be 
>beneficial.
>
>But not for everyone, and in some cases it makes things worse.

For the third time, put it there for those who want and need it and let the 
others turn it off ... If it's not there, it helps NO ONE!!!


Matt, the task is to accommodate all disabilities on the web. This means 
that we cannot make guidelines that put obstacles on the web for people 
with disabilities. And I really don't think we should tell folks to wait 
for their accommodations until we can make that "technology" available to 
all ...

                                         Anne

Anne Pemberton
apembert@erols.com

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