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Fw: Thank you!

From: jonathan chetwynd <jc@signbrowser.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 19:08:55 +0100
Message-ID: <007201c01446$bb15acc0$dceb93c3@windows>
To: "eowg" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
please excuse cross-posting, I have copied this too the list as there has
been some discussion over the past 24 months as to the use or lack thereof
of animation

jonathan chetwynd

special needs teacher
web accessibility consultant

> Jonathan,
> Thank you for the url. I scanned through this fascinating site this
> morning and will forward this information to the ADA compliance officer
> who works with this project.
> Thanks, too, for asking about the effect of the animated gifs on people
> with epilepsy. This is the first time that I have ever seen such a
> question. I have a epilepsy from being electrocuted. I did not have
> difficulty with these animations. What triggers my seizures is color
> mixtures, especially any combination of red/blue/yellow, and the
> movements need to be fast like with a turning signal on a car ahead of
> me in a turning lane, an emergency vehicle, flashing advertising boards,
> and the like. Your gifs are slow, are black and white mostly, and are
> simple movements, not swaying or twirling.
> Again, good work! I was doing my dissertation in the area of online
> instructional design and cognition. After my accident I had to change
> that. I'm pleased to see that someone is actually doing something to
> make reading and communication more possible in this text-heavy learning
> environment.
> Sincerely,
> Cynthia Blodgett-McDeavitt
> Instruction Design Specialist
> CLASS - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
> 402-472-3148
> 402-472-1941 (f)
> http://class.unl.edu
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cynthia Blodgett-McDeavitt" <cblodget@unlnotes.unl.edu>
To: <jonathan@signbrowser.org.uk>
Sent: Monday, August 28, 2000 2:59 PM
Subject: Thank you!
Received on Friday, 1 September 2000 15:02:12 UTC

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