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RE: Fw: Disturbing trend in tables

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@reef.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 17:08:47 -0800
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To: Anne Pemberton <apembert@crosslink.net>, "Robert Neff" <rneff@bbnow.net>, "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>, "Bailey, Bruce" <Bruce_Bailey@ed.gov>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 04:48 PM 1/18/2001, Anne Pemberton wrote:
>No, Robert,
>      We don't need "quantitative metrics" so much as we need to separate
>the genuine needs of disabled persons from the "web development
>philosophies" ... Some of the needs of humans are subjective ... a human
>has to decide if a given graphic is "decorative" or "illustrative" ... or
>if a given text is "comprehensible" or "obtuse" ... or if an alt tag is
>sufficient or if a long description is called for.

I don't think you're asking for different things here, I think you
are both expressing valid needs that must be met.

--Kynn, a uniter not a divider
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