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Re: browser switch campaign

From: Robert Koberg <rob@koberg.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 11:02:43 -0800
Message-ID: <40101E53.9010700@koberg.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Tangorre, Michael wrote:

> I just went to your site in the URL below and have to say, you have no room
> to comment on anyone else's site or presentation there of... Yours leaves a
> lot to be desired.

the homepage doesn't even validate with regard to CSS or HTML...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian V Bonini [mailto:b-bonini@cox.net] 
> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 1:54 PM
> To: Kynn Bartlett
> Cc: Braxton Beyer; www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: browser switch campaign
> On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 13:20, Kynn Bartlett wrote:
>>On Thursday, January 22, 2004, at 07:20 AM, Brian V Bonini wrote:
>>>Bravo for trying! However, it's my contention that the average MS/IE 
>>>user has an IQ approximately equivalent to their age and will thus 
>>>be immediately discombobulated and mistake your explanation for 
>>>nothing more than jargon.
>>That's an amazingly rude and arrogant thing to say.
> Since the original site is a web dev firm chances are the target audience is
> there to solicit services they are incapable of accomplishing themselves.
> Thus discussion of things like alpha transparencies in png images and W3
> recommendations will most likely at the very least be of little interest. A
> look at the internals of most sites should make it immediately apparent that
> most people are either unaware, do not understand, or simply do not care
> about these issues.
> Anyway, the IQ statement was a joke. Lighten up Francis and move along,
> nothing to see here.
Received on Thursday, 22 January 2004 14:07:05 UTC

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