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RE: editorial

From: Shawn Denny <Shawn_Denny@wpi.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 18:12:32 -0500
Message-ID: <519D0B47A217D2118B4500C04F7942540625CE@GT-Exchg.wpi.org>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hear! Hear!

Shawn "Webdawg" Denny
Information Architect

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Kynn Bartlett [SMTP:kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, November 17, 1998 5:48 PM
> To:	love26@gorge.net
> Cc:	w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject:	Re: editorial
> 
> At 12:27 p.m. 11/17/98 -0800, William Loughborough wrote:
> >WL:: Perhaps the Web is "already there" because in fact there are not
> >other means of access to this information in many places.  Try on  a
> >Sunday to get information from a transit company.  Increasingly the Web
> >is the main source. 
> 
> The web _will_ be the ONLY main source soon.  This is the future.
> The world is heading that way.
> 
> The steps that we take NOW, the fights we fight and the battles we
> win at the EARLY stages of the game, will mean EVERYTHING to future
> accessibility for everyone.
> 
> That is why it's so vitally important to get the word out NOW, and
> make our presence heard, because otherwise those "without" (without
> the latest tech, without a big budget for hardware, without the
> ability to see, without a fast connection) will be left behind,
> possibly forever.
> 
> (I'm not disagreeing with William.  I'm just venting some more.)
> 
> --
> Kynn Bartlett  <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
> http://www.idyllmtn.com/~kynn/
> Chief Technologist & Co-Owner, Idyll Mountain Internet; Fullerton,
> California
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