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Fw: Thank you!

From: jonathan chetwynd <jc@signbrowser.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 19:08:55 +0100
Message-ID: <007201c01446$bb15acc0$dceb93c3@windows>
To: "eowg" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
please excuse cross-posting, I have copied this too the list as there has
been some discussion over the past 24 months as to the use or lack thereof
of animation


jonathan chetwynd

jc@signbrowser.org.uk
special needs teacher
web accessibility consultant

> Jonathan,
>
> Thank you for the url. I scanned through this fascinating site this
> morning and will forward this information to the ADA compliance officer
> who works with this project.
>
> Thanks, too, for asking about the effect of the animated gifs on people
> with epilepsy. This is the first time that I have ever seen such a
> question. I have a epilepsy from being electrocuted. I did not have
> difficulty with these animations. What triggers my seizures is color
> mixtures, especially any combination of red/blue/yellow, and the
> movements need to be fast like with a turning signal on a car ahead of
> me in a turning lane, an emergency vehicle, flashing advertising boards,
> and the like. Your gifs are slow, are black and white mostly, and are
> simple movements, not swaying or twirling.
>
> Again, good work! I was doing my dissertation in the area of online
> instructional design and cognition. After my accident I had to change
> that. I'm pleased to see that someone is actually doing something to
> make reading and communication more possible in this text-heavy learning
> environment.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Cynthia Blodgett-McDeavitt
> Instruction Design Specialist
> CLASS - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
> 402-472-3148
> 402-472-1941 (f)
> http://class.unl.edu
>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cynthia Blodgett-McDeavitt" <cblodget@unlnotes.unl.edu>
To: <jonathan@signbrowser.org.uk>
Sent: Monday, August 28, 2000 2:59 PM
Subject: Thank you!
Received on Friday, 1 September 2000 15:02:12 GMT

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