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RE: Joe Clark book review from pcpro

From: Tim Roberts <tim@wiseguysonly.com>
Date: 04 Mar 2003 18:53:25 +0100
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1046800405.1329.5.camel@reliant>

I accept your point

and in my doing so, this dumb thread just got longer and dumber ....

JOKE!!!!

Tim



On Tue, 2003-03-04 at 18:32, John Foliot - bytown internet wrote:
> Two More Cents worth...
> 
> Joe Clark is generally on the money regarding accessibility.  His
> opinionated writing style can be abrasive and occasionally borders on
> vitriol, which bothers some (including myself) who live by the old saw my
> grandmother taught me "... you catch more flies with sugar than you do with
> salt...".  That said, I cannot question his experience or knowledge of the
> subject matter, although I occasionally hold differing opinions than he.
> 
> Another emerging point is that the PCPro web site is a stellar example of an
> inaccessible commercial web site - and while regular readers of this List
> really don't need to be shown how bad it can get out there, we occasionally
> feel the need to remind each other... perhaps not that useful, but it *is*
> frustrating when it concerns an on-line article abut web accessibility.
> 
> But dumb Tim?  I don't think so...
> 
> JF
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
> > Behalf Of Isofarro
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 4:02 AM
> > To: tim@wiseguysonly.com; WAI-IG
> > Subject: Re: Joe Clark book review from pcpro
> >
> >
> >
> > From: "Tim Roberts" <tim@wiseguysonly.com>
> > Subject: Re: Joe Clark book review from pcpro
> >
> >
> > > Is this list about:
> > > Accessibility?
> > > Mocking people who promote accessibility?
> > > Anti Joe Clarke?
> > > What a dumb thread this has really been.
> >
> > If the impression of my post is that I am mocking Joe Clark, then I submit
> > my most humble apologies.
> > Joe Clark's book is an excellent and refreshing piece on accessibility. It
> > is a book I heartily recommend to anyone doing webdesign that is
> > interested
> > in creating cutting edge accessible websites - heck anyone doing web
> > development should read this book. Even people who "get"
> > accessibility that
> > suffer from others mis-labelling them as "academics" (that would be me).
> >
> > There are a few minor glitches with the book, but none of it detracts from
> > the quality of Joe's work. And these are the only things picked up by the
> > original PCPro review.
> >
> > Let me just be clear: I am a fan of this book, and Joe Clark has my utmost
> > respect.
> >
> >
> > Mike
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 4 March 2003 12:53:25 GMT

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