Entries published on August 25, 2006
Let’s talk about accessibility
The other day, Jeff posted some thoughts about accessibility which were, for the most part, well-received. Some people apparently didn’t get the message, though, and went after him in the comments, so he had to post a follow-up clarifying that, no, he’s not an evil corporate monster who hates handicapped people.
Jeff’s first post was somewhat kicked off by Roger Johansson’s post on Monday, which had comments that got so bad he had to close them for a while, then re-open them with a note:
Comments are open again. You are free to disagree with my personal opinion on this matter. However, do keep it polite and constructive. Name-calling, trolling, and personal attacks will not be tolerated.
When looking at some of the nastier comments left for Jeff and Roger, I wonder: what the hell is wrong with these people? Why can’t we have real discussions about accessibility?
Welcome to Accessibility Club
The first …