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Re: OFF TOPIC - Shame on Google

From: Harry Loots <harry.loots@ieee.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 21:47:33 +0100
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
CC: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>,wai-ig list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>,"wai-xtech@w3.org WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>,webaim-forum@list.webaim.org
Message-Id: <20080903204733.M46418@ieee.org>

> > When was Google elevated to status of beyond reproach?
> I never said that they were, and I have reproached Google in the past.

very well; if we agree that they're not beyond reproach then let's accept that
off-topic or not, the criticism, tongue in cheek or otherwise, was accurate -
and probably more than fair ;) 

Regards
Harry



---------- Original Message -----------
From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
To: Harry Loots <harry.loots@ieee.org>
Sent: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 13:00:13 -0700
Subject: Re: OFF TOPIC - Shame on Google

> Harry Loots wrote:
> 
> > When was Google elevated to status of beyond reproach?
> 
> I never said that they were, and I have reproached Google in the past.
> 
> > If it was Microsoft being criticised would you have defended them in  
> > the same
> > manner?
> 
> If the circumstances were the same, absolutely. I would [1] and I 
> have  [2].
> 
> 1. Though I might do it from a different email account. ;-)
> 
> 2. For example, web developers love to criticize Internet Explorer,  
> but they forget that at the time version 4 and 5 were released, IE 
> was  leaps and bounds above the competition. I've defended Microsoft 
> on  this point in the past, and while I prefer the current versions 
> of  Safari, Firefox, and Opera to IE, it doesn't mean I think IE is 
> a  terrible product that brings shame on Microsoft as a whole.
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