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Re: off topic at a tangent(formally Commercial Realities and Accessibility (was: Are Small Text buttons level 2 compliant)

From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 05:51:26 -0700
Message-Id: <5.0.0.25.2.20000928054756.00a5b120@mail.gorge.net>
To: Paul Davis <paul@ten-20.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 11:58 AM 9/28/00 +0100, Paul Davis wrote:
>Therefore too much importance is attached to this rating.

The attachment of "importance" is hard to evaluate. The makers of Bobby 
suffer no delusions that a Bobby icon, or even its underlying "approval", 
are more than mild indicators of good intentions. Any tool attempting to 
evaluate accessibility or its necessary but not sufficient cousin, 
conformance, is always known by its authors to be on very shaky ground. If 
a bunch of sites sneak by with blatantly inaccessible features, at least 
we're going to get more alt tags?

--
Love.
                 ACCESSIBILITY IS RIGHT - NOT PRIVILEGE
Received on Thursday, 28 September 2000 08:52:57 GMT

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