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Re: Multiple versions of a web page

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2001 16:46:29 -0500
Message-ID: <000401c18cc4$72b49340$c2f20141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: "Scott Luebking" <phoenixl@sonic.net>, <burke@ucla.edu>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
yes, many mistakes have been made but than again, there are few if any
models out there to work from.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Luebking" <phoenixl@sonic.net>
To: <burke@ucla.edu>; <phoenixl@sonic.net>; <poehlman1@home.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, December 24, 2001 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: Multiple versions of a web page


Actually, some of the usability people I know are pretty amazed at
how poorly designed the usability of the access technology is designed.
The decisions made often cannot be excused by the technology being
built on top of what is already been badly designed.  The mistakes
were more lkely to have been made because the access technology
programmers (like most programmers) are unaware of usability
principles and techniques.  (Many people outside of the usability
world don't have the experience to see how that happened.)


> I agree with statement number 1 but statement #2 takes the view that
> technology is being designed from the ground up which is rarely true.
> Accessibility technology is almost always layed ontop of or forced
> something that is usually already badly designed.
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