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Re: One more time: Words have meaning

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 18:58:28 +0000 (GMT)
To: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0209021856490.4549-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 2 Sep 2002, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
>
> It requires some simple heuristics.

And therein lies the problem. Accesssibility is not about UAs _guessing_
about what the author intended. It's about the author conveying _exactly_
what he meant so that there is no ambiguity.

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