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Re: RE: Legal requirements RE: statistics

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 07:26:41 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200201170726.g0H7Qfe00377@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> The fact that the problem lies with using an older browser, rather than 

The other thing that tends to be special with the web is that one has
to continually spend on new hardware in order to stand still.  If
ones is blocked from a web site which is not intrinsically about
flashy multimedia (nature of the service defence) one has to pay the
costs of the advertiser being able to present a you with a flashy 
advertisement that helps you no more than a simple one (and probably
less).

It would be a bit like providing wheel chair ramps with rails for
the wheels, but no continuous deck then moving the rails as the
fashion in wheel spacings changes.

With newsprint advertisements, one may have to pay more for the product
to support the flashy printing, but you don't generally need to buy
new equipment every three years in order to be able use the advertisement
at all.

(I'm taking it, for the moment, that the certain aspects of flashy design
make things difficult to comprehend - early web pages had a very youth
culture feel - is covered by other disabilities.)
Received on Thursday, 17 January 2002 18:36:56 GMT

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