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RE: New York Times web site

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2000 20:38:01 -0800
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To: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Cc: dickb@microsoft.com, phoenixl@netcom.com, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 08:19 PM 2/10/2000 , Scott Luebking wrote:
>That was the checkpoint I was referring to.  However, my statement
>was not about text-only web sites, but web sites with parallel
>graphic and text-only web pages which the checkpoint strongly
>urges avoiding unless absolutely necessary.

"absolutely necessary" is hard to define.

Note, also, that it doesn't forbid the creation of text-only
sites for _non-disability-access_ reasons.  For example, it's
possible that they think a text-only site is the best way to
convey their information or they're trying to cater to a Lynx

Kynn Bartlett                                    mailto:kynn@hwg.org
President, HTML Writers Guild                    http://www.hwg.org/
AWARE Center Director                          http://aware.hwg.org/
Received on Thursday, 10 February 2000 23:43:45 UTC

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