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Re: A new iconography? (was:How to convince businesses to be accessible...)

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@crosslink.net>
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2000 19:11:55 -0700
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To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 09:09 PM 10/21/00 +0100, David Woolley wrote:
>If you showed that you understood that nearly all commercial sites use
>graphics in a way that doesn't help understanding, you might get more
>sympathy, but you seem to want no rules at all.

Quite to the contrary, when I use commercial sites I find the graphics
useful as well as interesting. If they are not there, I feel the merchant
isn't serious about selling on the web, and I move on. A graphic cannot
take the place of descriptive text on a selling site, but it's absence
leaves a serious void in informative content ... 

As to rules, I want as few as necessary to meet needs. 

Anne L. Pemberton
Enabling Support Foundation
Received on Saturday, 21 October 2000 18:25:06 UTC

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