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Statistics on usability of accessible websites?

From: SHARPE, Ian <Ian.SHARPE@cambridge.sema.slb.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 11:57:05 +0100
To: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-id: <FA94B04D5981D211B86800A0C9EA28410114261C@cames1.sema.co.uk>

A common criticism from business managers leveraged at web applications I've
designed is that they aren't exciting enough!! I don't take this too
personally as my own experience has taught me that the actual users
invariably find it much easier to use a clear, clean and functional web
application. However, it's the business managers who pay for such things and
I'm currently in the position where I have to justify my belief to such
people!! So I'm hoping somebody might be able to point me at any evidence
that supports my own belief that users prefer use a clear, clean
prodominantly textual based web application rather than one that relies more
heavily on images and purely visual effects?

Thanks in advance.

Cheers
Ian


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