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Re: Page Presentation Problem

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 08:15:34 +0200
Message-ID: <132701c375d0$b01fd770$df13fea9@srx41p>
To: "Grant Gerlach" <grrr39@pie.midco.net>, <site-comments@w3.org>, "Susan Lesch" <lesch@w3.org>

Yes, this is a deliberate joke: look at the title of the slide!

The point I was making in the talk is that you don't have to be blind to
need accessible websites: people at the back of the room in a lecture often
can't read the slides.

(To add to the humour, I asked a blind person in the audience to yell out to
increase the size of the font).

'reatment' is a mistake, and should indeed have been 'treatment'.

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Susan Lesch" <lesch@w3.org>
To: "Grant Gerlach" <grrr39@pie.midco.net>; <site-comments@w3.org>;
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 4:51 AM
Subject: Re: Page Presentation Problem

> [cc'ing the author]
> Grant Gerlach wrote:
> >To the author of the following URL:
> >
> >     http://www.w3.org/2003/Talks/www2003-steven-xhtml-xforms/
> >
> >This page has a block section in which the text is severely smaller than
> >rest of the text on the page.
> This is part of a set of talk slides and I think the illegible text is
> intentional. It it is three copies of the same content as in the
> following section ("One day... reatment of images).
> >The section in question is marked as "Aim:
> >More accessibility". I'm attaching a BMP file (sorry, that's all I can
> >provide using my machine) screen shot of what the section looks like. (If
> >this is due to my browser, MSIE 5.0, please let me know.)
> >
> >Also, on the same page, I noticed a spelling mistake. In the block
> >below the aforementioned (marked as "Aim: More accessibility"), in the
> >paragraph, the word "reatment" is misspelled. It should probably be
> >"treatment," right?
> Yes, and again it in this case it could be on purpose.
> Hope this helps,
> -- 
> Susan Lesch           http://www.w3.org/People/Lesch/
> mailto:lesch@w3.org               tel:+1.858.483.4819
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