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Re: Bandwidth as a constraint

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 17:52:50 -0700
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To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: Anne Pemberton <apembert@erols.com>, "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>, WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
At 05:27 PM 8/30/2001 , Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Bandwidth is a problem for people. There are bandwidth-intesive ways to send
>content (the overblown PDF that some tools generate is an example) that are
>unnecessary, and that cause problems for people who live in areas where
>infrastructure is poor.

It's a shame that there's not some way built into all commonly
available browsers to deny the downloading of images, if you're
on a low bandwidth connection.

Oh, wait!  There is!


PS:  Point, stated succinctly:  When done right, bandwidth is not
      an insurmountable obstacle since it could be handled on the
      user agent end.

Kynn Bartlett <kynn@reef.com>
Technical Developer Liaison
Reef North America
Accessibility - W3C - Integrator Network
Received on Thursday, 30 August 2001 20:55:43 UTC

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