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Priority of constituencies

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2012 10:09:56 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLaW5kUeDPXTe3apRMGpCGeDci+9ZM1NAWxA0WkGk7B2wA@mail.gmail.com>
To: olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
Just a comment about the "priority of constituencies" discussion there.
"Putting users first" isn't the same thing as "putting the user experience
first". In fact, "putting users first" sometimes means protecting users'
rights, security, privacy etc in ways that degrade the user experience. It
doesn't mean that our overriding priority has to be supporting absolutely
any "user experience" Web authors can dream up (such as loops with 1 sample

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
that you may be children of your Father in heaven. ... If you love those
who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors
doing that? And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more
than others?" [Matthew 5:43-47]
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