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Re: SVG crosswordplayer first release!!

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2003 09:38:28 -0000
To: www-svg@w3.org
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"Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org> wrote in message
news:682146176.20031207040800@w3.org...
> On Saturday, December 6, 2003, 4:25:57 PM, Jim wrote:
> JL> "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org> wrote in message
> JL> news:193719788.20031205152731@w3.org...
>
> >> 6) Encourage SVG implementors to display warnings if they encounter
> >> the old key events stuff.
>
> JL> Everything else I agree with except for this, don't show the users the
> JL> technology...  They aren't equipped to do anything with the
information.
>
> Designers don't like users seeing error messages.

Sure, but requiring that all legacy content need be upgraded so the legacy
content can be accessed on the new viewers is a very bad idea, the new
viewers will be seen to be at fault not the content.

Jim.
Received on Sunday, 7 December 2003 04:38:47 GMT

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