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Re: tired of this thread

From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 10:26:56 -0400
Message-Id: <199906181427.KAA18890@www10.w3.org>
To: Anne Pemberton <apembert@crosslink.net>, Lovey@aol.com
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 10:15 AM 6/18/99 -0400, Anne Pemberton wrote:

>There have been two serious proposals, both from David Poehlman: 1) include
>guidelines that specify the inclusion of graphics as an aid to
>accessibility, and 2) change the current status of the guideline for
>"simple and understandable" text from "recommended" to "required". Either
>would be a masterful start in the right direction. 

Neither of those, as simply stated as above, are anywhere near sufficient
for a web developer to actually *do* anything with them. 

If proponents of such change here can't provide concrete examples of
"before" and "after" such guidelines, how can the average web developer be
expected to do it? 

Examples MUST be provided. 


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