W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > January to March 2000

RE: New York Times web site

From: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2000 21:48:20 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <200002110548.VAA05885@netcom.com>
To: kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com, phoenixl@netcom.com
Cc: dickb@microsoft.com, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi, Kynn

Yes.  You're absolutely right about the checkpoint.  I was stuck in the
disability access mode.

Scott


> 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
> crowd.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Kynn Bartlett                                    mailto:kynn@hwg.org
Received on Friday, 11 February 2000 00:48:27 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:13:47 GMT