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Re: Conclusions from Discussion today

From: Lisa Seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 08:37:53 -0800
To: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>, "GLWAI Guidelines WG (GL - WAI Guidelines WG)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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(c) use open standards published in the public domain

Otherwise you can have a technology that have supporting authoring tools but
are not public so some user agents can not use. (there are people doing
that)

all the best,
L
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cynthia Shelly" <cyns@microsoft.com>
To: "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>; "Lisa Seeman"
<seeman@netvision.net.il>; "GLWAI Guidelines WG (GL - WAI Guidelines WG)"
<w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 11:09 AM
Subject: RE: Conclusions from Discussion today


> Exactly.
>
> Thank you, Kynn.  You've done a good chunk of my action item for me
> <grin/>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kynn Bartlett [mailto:kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 9:02 AM
> To: Lisa Seeman; 'GLWAI Guidelines WG (GL - WAI Guidelines WG)'
> Subject: Re: Conclusions from Discussion today
>
> At 11:27 PM -0800 2/21/02, Lisa Seeman wrote:
> >Hmm,
> >  We are talking about this on the phone but I am sending this point to
> the
> >list anyway
> >
> >We seem to have lost conform to W3 technologies or at least to widely
> >published, publicly available and used specifications.
> >If you develop for an obscure technology that is not supported by
> assistive
> >technology that the whole WCAG becomes ridicules.
>
> What we want to say is:
>
> (a) use technologies (or combinations of technologies) which are
> designed
>      to be accessible -- a category which includes W3C specifications
>      among others
>
> (b) use technologies which you can reasonably expect to be supported --
>      which means, for example, sending raw XML and XSLT converting to
>      SVG and CSS will likely be unhelpful, even though those are W3C
>      technologies
>
> --Kynn
>
> --
> Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>                 http://kynn.com
> Chief Technologist, Idyll Mountain            http://idyllmtn.com
> Web Accessibility Expert-for-hire          http://kynn.com/resume
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>
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