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Re: motionless?

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2001 17:40:48 -0500
Message-ID: <3A564D70.4A774DD9@w3.org>
To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
CC: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>, User Agent Working group list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
I vote for "motionless, unblinking text".

 - Ian


Al Gilman wrote:
> 
> At 10:24 AM 2001-01-04 -0500, David Poehlman wrote:
> >below are two checkpoints with the word motionless in them.  I know
> >I've seen them before but it occurred to me that blinking is not
> >actually motion and that for both, perhaps the word static would be
> >better than motionless?
> >
> >   3.3 Allow the user to configure the user agent to render animated
> >or
> >          blinking text as motionless text. [Priority 1]
> >          Content type labels: VisualText.
> >          Techniques for checkpoint 3.3
> >
> >   3.4 Allow the user to configure the user agent to render blinking
> >          images as motionless images. [Priority 1]
> >          Content type labels: Color, Animation.
> >          Techniques for checkpoint 3.4
> >
> 
> AG::
> 
> Good point.  On the other hand, 'static' risks confusion with issues of
> dynamic
> content.
> 
> Other terms that might work here:  unchanging, frozen, unblinking, "an
> unchanging display."
> 
> Al
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