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Re: apology on "alt" tags

From: Kelly Ford <kford@teleport.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 13:57:33 -0700
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.0.20000926134847.00b57f00@mail.teleport.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Come on!

Att 12:03 PM 9/26/00 -0700, you wrote:

>Hold on, a sec, I don't think the Olympic site was being _malicious_.
>Let's not attribute to malice what is clearly ignorance or
>laziness.

I hardly think you can call the accessibility problems with the Olympics 
site the result of laziness or ignorance.  The people behind the site 
clearly know about web accessibility as parts of the site are very 
accessible.  It is more that they lacked the commitment to stay the course 
and then fought against doing so at every turn.  I think the actions that 
have resulted in the problems with the Olympics site are a clear 
demonstration of willfully excluding people with disabilities from full use 
of that site.
Received on Tuesday, 26 September 2000 16:57:18 GMT

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