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Re: Request for clarity on Consensus Item G1

From: <kynn-eda@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 16:05:41 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <200201270007.QAA29438@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: wendy@w3.org (Wendy A Chisholm)
Cc: goliver@accease.com, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Summarizing information which is not new:

Another danger of emphasizing the "audience" is that web developers
are notoriously bad at knowing their audiences outside of an Intranet/
Extranet/login-for-access situation, and many times you will find
people saying, "oh -that's- not my _intended_ audience, therefore i
don't have to write for -them-."

Such arguments invariably prove to be harmful to general access by a
broad audience.  Therefore it's appropriate to speak of "content",
in this situation.

Received on Saturday, 26 January 2002 19:00:14 UTC

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