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Re: compatibility

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 22:32:37 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200207162132.g6GLWbX01744@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> center on the user and not the "standards".  The standards are often
> written in a vac uum of sorts and than accessibility if possible is laid

The standards, for HTML, are written very much with accessibility in mind,
but they have to react to de facto standards created by browser developers
interested in meeting market wants and getting to market quickly.  To me,
a lot or HTML standardisation has been rearguard actions to try an put
back the logic that the developers removed.

In principle, the same applies to CSS and SVG, but these tend to attract
presentationalist people, so are more likely to stray.
Received on Tuesday, 16 July 2002 17:48:47 GMT

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