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RE: Thorns pruned - thanks! [long]

From: David M. Clark <david@davidsaccess.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 09:04:24 -0500
To: "'Steve Carter'" <steve@juggler.net>, "'wai-ig list'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002a01c1b3ce$2d2e52d0$3301a8c0@tb>
Steve,

You are absolutely right, I do owe you an apology. I was out of line and
over the top.

My frustration comes from the on-going theme of commercialization of
accessibility. As a veteran of the field, I applaud you for being on
this list, asking the tough questions, and learning from others.

However, when you say:

> I'm being paid to educate.  I'm on this list to be educated, not
attacked.

It is analogous to doctor claiming to be a seasoned professional (with
commensurate rates), while he/she is still completing his/her
internship.

dc

-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 6:24 AM
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Subject: Re: Thorns pruned - thanks! [long]

Shut up david, I don't believe you really want answers to any of your
questions.  But you have raised a head of bile in me so I will discharge
it
with one answer.

> >(3) Meeting My Client's Self-Imposed Measuring-Stick (i.e. my client
> > has stated its pages will be WAI-AA compliant) while I can recommend
a
> > slackening of that stricture, it is still the policy at this time
and so
I
> > have to educate the authors accordingly.

> You educate or have TO BE EDUCATED?

I'm being paid to educate.  I'm on this list to be educated, not
attacked.

Most of the participants have been extremely helpful.  You might say
they
were making accessibility accessible.

I'm going to pretend you were having a bad day and didn't mean to post
that
last one.  Hope our next encounter is more grown-up.

Steve
Received on Tuesday, 12 February 2002 09:00:35 GMT

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