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Re: Note to listowners

From: James Craig <wai-ig@cookiecrook.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 16:49:42 -0500
Message-ID: <40747776.50605@cookiecrook.com>
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>

David Poehlman wrote:

> It is the experts who have learned to use a good deal of the at so they 
> produce the guidelines or at least have a good deal of imput into them.  My 
> statement about it being necessary to learn the at and not just use it and 
> that most people cannot nor should they learn to and use it all because it 
> has to be learned and used in ways that most likely cannot be done by 
> someone who doesn't need it.

What on earth does that mean?

By 'it' and 'at,' are you sometimes meaning Assistive Technology (AT) 
and Information Technology (IT)? It really /looks/ like you mean the 
pronoun (it) and the preposition (at). I'm sure it /sounds/ that way to 
screen readers, too. This may be the least accessible message posted to 
the WAI-IG list. (wink)

It (your use of the words) is especially confusing because you are using 
both meanings several times back and forth throughout the paragraph. Can 
you rephrase your email and send it again?


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