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Re: Events in SVG - chapter 13

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 18:22:55 +0100
Message-ID: <1141579454.20051206182255@w3.org>
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Tuesday, December 6, 2005, 8:17:48 AM, David wrote:

>>   Note: The W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) advise
>>   content creators to create device-independent content; in particular,
>>   content should not require that the user has access to a pointer
>>   device.

DW> The problem with such statements is that content authors will
DW> perceive them as being there for political correctness and will
DW> promptly ignore them.

Unless you are suggesting that the statement be removed, which I don't
think advisable, its not clear what change you are proposing here.

DW> Explicitly mentioning new technology that is not specifically used
DW> by the disabled might well have more impact on them.

Such as?

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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