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Re: Request to Strengthen the HTML5 Accessibility Design Principle

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 07:02:28 -0500
Message-ID: <643cc0270906240502s2eb4ae32se7b821a123a8d31e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Catherine Roy <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>, Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>, Philip TAYLOR <p.taylor@rhul.ac.uk>, Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>, Roger Johansson <roger@456bereastreet.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
> Item 20 in that list is even more compelling, though I would suggest change
> the first word from "Reinstating" to "Including" to avoid triggering yet
> another unnecessary discussion on "yanking".

Sam, fixating on a word can be just as disruptive to the real
discussion, as the use of the word is perceived to be.

I apologize if my use of a specific word has been deemed harmful. I
hereby rescind my use of the word if it will help things move along.

Received on Wednesday, 24 June 2009 12:03:06 UTC

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