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Re: Comments on site

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 15:27:39 -0500
Message-ID: <3BE1B03B.1AB5EE85@w3.org>
To: "Pardey, Susan" <Susan.Pardey@det.nsw.edu.au>
CC: "'site-comments@w3.org'" <site-comments@w3.org>
"Pardey, Susan" wrote:
> This has to be one of the most frustrating sites I have ever visited.
> I am a Teacher Consultant for students with disabilities at TAFE NSW
> Australia. Part of my role is to assist teaching staff to develop accessible
> materials in print or web based design.
> WC3 should be an incredible source of info, but the page layout is
> horrendous.

Hi Susan,

We appreciate your comments. Can you include some URIs to
pages that are particularly troubling to you?

 _ Ian
> I start reading, lose the plot, get a headache & finally wonder why I am
> resorting yet again to this site.
> It is logged on my list of favourites but it is a preferred source, not a
> favourite.
> Whoever is putting your info out there needs to remember some simple things
> like : do people read mass material on the web ? No. People go for snappy
> info in bite size chunks. Do people get lost between pages ? Yes. Links no
> more than 3 pages please.
> If the WC3 site is to have an educational or informative function, then the
> developers / content writers need to use some basic educational premises.
> This so frustrating. This site should exemplify good universal design,
> accessible by many. I just don't know who the many are.
> There is no way I could use this directly with teachers who develop online
> content. Limited tech heads involved !
> Any explanation would help.
> Sue Pardey
> Teacher Consultant, Disabilities

Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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