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Re: testing versus expert opinion

From: Steve Faulkner <sfaulkner@paciellogroup.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 12:46:42 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80709110446q16a84ec8v97087b0cebeab60@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, www-archive@w3.org
Hi Maciej,
your feedback is appreciated and I intend to continue the research.

>and perhaps react more positively in the future when you
>actually succeed in persuading people.

well having not got any feedback previously from people such as yourself
(except henri) it is hard to guauge what effect the work i did had on the
"movers and shakers" of the working group.

Anyway, I am hoping to be at the F2F in november, so if you are there
perhaps we can introduce ourselves in a more civil way.

On 11/09/2007, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Sep 11, 2007, at 3:52 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>
> >
> > Removing public-html from Cc list.
> >
> > On Sep 11, 2007, at 3:16 AM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> >
> >> hi maciej,
> >>
> >> >Can we please not post out-of-context comments from IRC on the
> >> working group list, with the apparent intent of instigating a
> >> flamewar?
> >>
> >> My intention was not to instigate a "flamewar" my intention was to
> >> further debate on a legitimate subject.
> >
> > Asking provocative rhetorical questions on a public mailing list
> > based on comments in an external forum is an attack tactic, not a
> > legitimate means of debate. Asking people to explain actions taken
> > by others they are seen to be associated with is also an attack
> > tactic.
>
> By the way, I'd like to add that even though I interpreted your email
> as a needless attack, I have found your testing in this area to be
> extremely informative and helpful, enough to change my previously held
> opinions. I hope you continue your valuable contributions along those
> lines, and perhaps react more positively in the future when you
> actually succeed in persuading people.
>
> Sincerely,
> Maciej
>
>


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with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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