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Re: Introducing NetscapeML

From: Scott E. Preece <preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 1996 08:42:07 -0500
Message-Id: <199607031342.IAA21530@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
To: martin@mrrl.lut.ac.uk
Cc: raman@adobe.com, s-ping@orange.cv.tottori-u.ac.jp, boo@best.com, www-style@w3.org, html-erb@w3.org, www-html@w3.org, raman@mv.us.adobe.com, thomasre@microsoft.com
 From: Martin Hamilton <martin@mrrl.lut.ac.uk>
| Just to echo this - my girlfriend is partially sighted (no snide 
| remarks, please :-) and is quite happy using plain text email, but 
| can't make any sense out of Web pages that are a mass of in-lined 
| advertisments, in-lined backgrounds and coloured text, fonts, frames, 
| applets and assorted multimedia crud^H^H^H^Hcontent.  So, it's 
| heartening to hear that at least one browser vendor is thinking 
| seriously about the problem of access.  I can almost forgive you for 
| DOS and Windows*.  Almost.

Could you try to distill her experience into some requirements for
browser features?  It's not clear from your limitied description what a
browser could reasonably do to help.


scott preece
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Received on Wednesday, 3 July 1996 09:42:14 UTC

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