W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > July to September 2004

RE: Diabetes websites too complicated

From: <Ianl@dyslexic.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 10:55:29 +0100
Message-ID: <6EAA2EBD3DDF4E4F95649DEA2B10D24264AABA@dyslexic.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

"Certainly there is a limit to how far information can be simplified
before it uses its usefulness."


True, but bear in mind that, to a large extent, some simplification (ie
Plain English) improves intelligibility for everyone -- even the highly
literate PhD. You can usually reduce reading age without dumbing down.

See http://www.plainenglish.co.uk/guides.html

Regards
Ian Litterick
www.iansyst.co.uk
www.dyslexic.com
Support the Right to Read Campaign. Sign up at
www.dyslexia.org.uk/r2r.php

---------------------------Disclaimer---------------------------

Unless obviously public, this email is confidential to the intended
recipient(s). If you received it in error please tell the sender and then
delete it. We check emails from dyslexic.com and iansyst.co.uk, but you
should virus check incoming emails. Emails do not always represent our
official policy or a contract. Errors and omissions are excepted.

iANSYST Ltd, Fen House, Fen Road, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 1UN. T +44(0)1223 420101;
Fax +44(0) 1223 42 66 44; Sales@dyslexic.com.
Received on Wednesday, 15 September 2004 09:55:38 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 5 February 2014 23:39:44 UTC