[WSG] tab index vs java script in xhtml 1.0

2004-08-24 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Looking for opinions on the use of javascript for input control focus and tab index, instead of actually using the 'tabindex' attribute... I understnd that incomplete browser support of tabindex might influence this choice, ie javascript. But this would then force the use of the 'name' attribute

RE: [WSG] tab index vs java script in xhtml 1.0

2004-08-25 Thread Herrod, Lisa
finished. http://www.webSemantics.co.uk/tutorials/form_elements/ Though I'd be hard pressed to recommend tabindex at all. Hope it helps mike 2k:)2 marqueeblink [EMAIL PROTECTED] /marquee/blink http://www.webSemantics.co.uk -Original Message- From: Herrod, Lisa [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: [WSG] tab index vs java script in xhtml 1.0

2004-08-25 Thread Herrod, Lisa
elements and getElementById or similar), which works just fine. Patrick Herrod, Lisa wrote: Looking for opinions on the use of javascript for input control focus and tab index, instead of actually using the 'tabindex' attribute... I understnd that incomplete browser support of tabindex might

RE: [WSG] Best Aussie and Kiwi web standards designers

2004-08-25 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Title: RE: [WSG] Best Aussie and Kiwi web standards designers yeah, apparently these guys know what they're talking about too ;) http://www.maxdesign.com.au/ Lisa -Original Message-From: Peter Ottery [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 10:31 AMTo: '[EMAIL

[WSG] web essentials briefing/ westciv CSS Guide

2004-09-02 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Thanks to everyone involved in organising last nights breifing, it was really, really great. If last night is any indication of what WE04 is going to be like, steal your mama's purse and get there guys. I was also lucky enough to win a copy of the Web Essentials starter Kit, which I've been

[WSG] absolute positioning and screen magnifiers

2004-09-15 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Just wondering if anyone knows much about the impact of absolute positioning on people who are using screen magnifiers. see you tonight... Lisa ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web Essentials 04

RE: [WSG] Sydney WSG meeting recap

2004-09-16 Thread Herrod, Lisa
I'll go the Elephant stamp... Great work Ben and also, it was a really interesting presentation. Thanks for all the effort involved in getting clearance to show us the site too. Lisa -Original Message- From: Neerav [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, September 17, 2004 9:12 AM To:

RE: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-05 Thread Herrod, Lisa
I think the key word here is choice. you can choose to open it up in a new window if that's your preference. But where it makes surfing impossible , or difficult, then it probably shouldn't be the default. Lisa -Original Message- From: Wayne Godfrey [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

[WSG] Off Topic - Usability question for WSG members

2004-10-17 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Hello all,All of us here are interested in the use of web standards for various reasons including the positive impact it has on the user experience.Add these considerations to the interface design and there's a lot of things to consider with regard to the final impact on the end user.What

RE: [WSG] Off Topic - Usability question for WSG members

2004-10-17 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Sorry everyone, I hadn't realised. Thanks for the email. Lisa -Original Message- From: Hugh Todd [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, October 18, 2004 1:16 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [WSG] Off Topic - Usability question for WSG members Lisa, Not answering your

RE: [WSG] Foreign Translations

2004-10-19 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Jason, I worked on a site a while ago that required translation into 14 different languages. It was an education based portal that contained a lot of text. One of the issues we encountered was when documents were translated in a word document and then supplied to the development team to transfer

RE: [WSG] Foreign Translations

2004-10-19 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Just to repeat what I was saying before, be really careful with the word docs. you really need to have one of the translators proof the text on screen to check for errors including strange characters and word breaks etc. -Original Message- From: Jason Foss [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

RE: [WSG] Semantics of Breadcrumb you are here links

2004-10-21 Thread Herrod, Lisa
ahhh... I believe ladies and gents, that's what's known in the business as an Intervention. russ, just move towards the light... -Original Message- From: russ - maxdesign [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:15 PM To: Web Standards Group Subject: Re: [WSG]

RE: [WSG] Sometimes you just cant help people ...

2004-11-24 Thread Herrod, Lisa
This is an interesting point and a good example of where usability evaluations and user-centred design can complement good design and technical skill. Paul said: Since navigation presents a jargon problem, perhaps menu or another less techie term might work And What's an appropriate metaphor

RE: [WSG] New music site barring non IE browsers

2004-11-30 Thread Herrod, Lisa
I thought Firefox was the (or better)! Regards Lisa Herrod Usability Analyst 02 9467 5047 --- Access Testing Centre Sydney Melbourne 112 Alexander Street28 Drummond Street Crows Nest NSW 2065 Carlton South VIC 3053 P:

[WSG] Accessibility Checklist in Simple English

2004-12-01 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Hi list I need to do some brief training at short notice on the WCAG priority 1 checkpoints and was just wondering if anyone had seen it in simple english. ie. for people who really don't have any coding experience? thanks in advance Lisa Regards Lisa Herrod Usability Analyst 02 9467 5047

RE: [WSG] flash and accessabilty

2005-04-11 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Patrick wrote: But just to reiterate: even if you follow the recommended practices in Bob's document... Cna you please point me to this document, I seem to have missed it with all that was going on here over the weekend. Thanks, lisa ** The

RE: [WSG] Skip Navigation Visibility

2005-04-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
It's also useful for users of other assistive technology devices, such as head wands or those with limited mobility, as it reduces the number of 'tabs' a user is required to make to move further down the page. lisa -Original Message- From: Sarah Peeke (XERT) [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [WSG] Form Validation error

2005-05-04 Thread Herrod, Lisa
you've closed the opening tag: form method=post action=../cgi-bin/mcart/mof.cgi / :) Lisa Herrod -Original Message- From: tee [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 5 May 2005 11:10 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Form Validation error Hi, I run a validation for

[WSG] Accessible/Usable Navigation WAS: New front page for http://abc. net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Andreas With regard to accessibility and usability testing, I'm very interested in your comments about Deaf users in particular. Especially relating to navigation, including Flyouts and Dropdowns. Did the Deaf users you interviewed indicate why they had a preference for drop-downs? From a

'users with disabilities' WAS: [WSG] New front page for http://ab c.net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Herrod, Lisa
'Users with Disabilities' is better than 'disabled users' generally, however, when referring to deaf users, it depends on whether the user is culturally deaf or not. Culturally Deaf users are those that use sign language for communication and belong to the deaf community. They're referred to as

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ (Deafness and Con tent Length)

2005-08-03 Thread Herrod, Lisa
This is a really interesting thread and I have to say I've been waiting years for something solid on deafness and accessibility and usability to show it's pretty face here :) I'd like to expand on something Andreas wrote about deafness and content length. I completely agree with your comments

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ (Deafness and Con tent Length)

2005-08-03 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Sorry that should have said this is for a FEW reasons. -Original Message- From: Herrod, Lisa [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 4 August 2005 2:55 PM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ (Deafness and Con tent Length

RE: 'users with disabilities' WAS: [WSG] New front page for http: //ab c.net.au/

2005-08-04 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Hi Leslie, Thanks for that, it's interesting to hear from the states about this and I was hoping that there were some Deaf members on the list :) It would be great to hear from anyone here in Australia on this point too. Just to clarify my point, I was using 'big D' Deaf for culturally Deaf and

RE: [WSG] Online Resources for HTML Beginners

2005-08-28 Thread Herrod, Lisa
I think this is pretty good and easy to follow: http://www.w3schools.com/ Also I know Westciv have just begun their XHTML Free online tutorial, http://www.westciv.com/courses/free/index.html Lisa -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 29

RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-07 Thread Herrod, Lisa
There are actually a few excellent teachers at Sydney Institute (ultimo TAFE) who understand and teach web site design and development with a real focus on web standards. Their knowledge is extremely current and while the old addage of 'Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach.' is sometimes

RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-07 Thread Herrod, Lisa
at Northern Sydney IT - they aren't all lucky enough to get you Lisa :-) john On 08/09/2005, at 9:48 AM, Herrod, Lisa wrote: There are actually a few excellent teachers at Sydney Institute (ultimo TAFE) who understand and teach web site design and development with a real focus on web

RE: [WSG] Educate the educators

2005-09-07 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Subject: RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign From: Herrod, Lisa There are actually a few excellent teachers at Sydney Institute (ultimo TAFE) who understand and teach... Maybe TAFE is better than most other educational institutes. I did some welding courses quite

[WSG] Standards based visual design guidelines

2005-09-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Hello, I'm looking for some examples of standards based visual design guidelines and wondering if you can point me to anything you've seen or personally use in your design process...? If it is something you use during design development, let me know that too, as I'm interested to see how

RE: [WSG] Standards based visual design guidelines

2005-09-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
] Standards based visual design guidelines Herrod, Lisa wrote: Hello, I'm looking for some examples of standards based visual design guidelines and wondering if you can point me to anything you've seen or personally use in your design process...? If it is something you use during design development, let

RE: [WSG] Standards based visual design guidelines

2005-09-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
] Behalf Of Herrod, Lisa Sent: Wednesday, 14 September 2005 2:05 p.m. To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG] Standards based visual design guidelines Hi David, yes I've done that. I'm more interested in hearing directly from designers who have a focus on standards. Lisa -Original

RE: [WSG] FW: Killersites.com Newsletter - Not another nerd newsl etter!

2005-09-26 Thread Herrod, Lisa
I think he's really just trying to stir up something controversial and attract people to his site. Surely anyone who was really serious about their own reputation and business would actually think about what they were saying, and research their point(less) before posting it... wouldn't they?

RE: [WSG] WE05 - who's going?

2005-09-26 Thread Herrod, Lisa
That's a great idea, I'd love to put some faces to names/weird user names :) Lisa -Original Message- From: Webmaster [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 27 September 2005 2:19 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] WE05 - who's going? So who's going to the Web Essnetials

RE: [WSG] WE05 - who's going?

2005-09-26 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Did you come out last year Kazuhito? I remember someone from Japan came out last year. :) lisa -Original Message- From: Kazuhito Kidachi [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 27 September 2005 2:50 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] WE05 - who's going? 2005/9/27,

RE: [WSG] WE05 - who's going?

2005-09-26 Thread Herrod, Lisa
oh spoil sport! can't we do both...? :) Just hold up your middle 3 fingers in a 'W' shape and touch tips as a secret handshake. ok, just kidding. Seriously, I was... -Original Message- From: Andrew Krespanis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 27 September 2005 3:28 PM To:

RE: [WSG] avoid Verdana - I cant get the whole point.

2005-10-04 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Hi Peter, Thanks for posting this to the list, I'm sure it will be interesting to many of us on list... Can you tell us when you conducted the research, the duration of the study and how you collected the information? All the best, lisa -Original Message- From: Peter Johnson

RE: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right!

2005-10-07 Thread Herrod, Lisa
-Original Message- From: Alan Trick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 7 October 2005 5:13 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right! The fact that Nielsen only surveyed his subscribers, most of whom are quite different

RE: [WSG] standards, accessability and validation?

2005-11-01 Thread Herrod, Lisa
well if they don't have an understanding of coding to standards, it appears that a couple of their toes are actually missing. In which case, you certainly won't be standing on them. -Original Message- From: Paul Noone [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 2 November 2005 10:10 AM

RE: [WSG] Font resizing

2005-11-09 Thread Herrod, Lisa
last week in a usability evaluation I saw my very first participant increase the font size of their own accord. No prompting what so ever. Profile: Male, 36, works in finance, uses internet every day I nearly fell off my chair. It was such a rare moment. He then right clicked a link to open it

RE: [WSG] Accessibility: Default placeholders

2005-11-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
I ran a usability evaluation last week where some (few) of the form elements had place-holding text and others didn't. This caused problems as you might expect as users scanned over those fields thinking that as they were already populated, they were therefore optional. Of course they were

RE: [WSG] Accessibility: Default placeholders

2005-11-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Yes this is an interesting point. And it differs from visually highlighting a field once the user has encountered a form validation error. For example, a user misses or incorrectly fills out a mandatory field and when the form is re-presented, those fields are visually highlighted with a

RE: [WSG] Accessibility: Default placeholders

2005-11-17 Thread Herrod, Lisa
for the record, I'm still following the thread. this isn't even close to finished. -Original Message- From: Geoff Deering To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: 11/18/05 12:54 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Accessibility: Default placeholders Patrick Lauke wrote: Geoff Deering

RE: [WSG] why liquid layout is important.

2005-11-20 Thread Herrod, Lisa
This is a great article Terrance, and while interesting from a design / technology perspective, I think the human side of this story is more important. I'm sure everyone who saw Doug Bowmans presentation at WE05 'Zooming out of the trenches' http://we05.com/podcast/ was incredibly moved by his

[WSG] $100 laptop WAS: why liquid layout is important.

2005-11-20 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Well the idea of the $100 laptop is to 'work with developing nations' to provide low cost access to knowledge via the Internet. What I'm doing is putting this out to our community to see who is interested in being involved in a project like this. Naturally we would need to discuss exactly what it

RE: [WSG] $100 laptop WAS: why liquid layout is important.

2005-11-20 Thread Herrod, Lisa
: Re: [WSG] $100 laptop WAS: why liquid layout is important. On 11/20/05, Herrod, Lisa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well the idea of the $100 laptop is to 'work with developing nations' to provide low cost access to knowledge via the Internet. What I'm doing is putting this out to our community

RE: [WSG] jump menu method

2005-11-20 Thread Herrod, Lisa
can you send a link to an example of one of these? thanks, lisa -Original Message- From: Joseph R. B. Taylor [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 21 November 2005 4:06 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] jump menu method Just a thought, but if all the links are

RE: [WSG] jump menu method

2005-11-21 Thread Herrod, Lisa
now I just want to find a way to use it because it sounds so good! -Original Message- From: kvnmcwebn [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 22 November 2005 12:14 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] jump menu method Nice script. What sort of attribution would you

RE: [WSG] University textbook or other resources?

2005-11-22 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Lloyd, can you tell us the university, the course/faculty and the year you did that course? Just to put it in context. By no means as a way of shaming them into the present... -Original Message- From: Lloyd [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 23 November 2005 3:11 PM To:

RE: [WSG] web standards training course/events in Sydney next yea r?

2005-11-22 Thread Herrod, Lisa
No, you're thinking of the finn brothers and 'the piano' -Original Message- From: Miles Burke [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 23 November 2005 3:11 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] web standards training course/events in Sydney next year? Someone once told

RE: [WSG] Working Drafts: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2. 0

2005-11-23 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Is anyone aware of the proposed date WCAG 2.0 will replace 1.0? -Original Message- From: russ - maxdesign [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 24 November 2005 1:03 PM To: Web Standards Group Subject: [WSG] Working Drafts: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 From the W3C The

[WSG] Javascript dependant devices

2005-11-29 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Hi List, can anyone point me to an up to date list of browsers and devices that either do not support Javascript or whose functionality is impeded by JS? thanks, Lisa Herrod Usability Analyst P: 02 9467 5047 M: 0403 795 435 E: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Access Testing The Experts in Testing

RE: [WSG] New logo scheme was talking points for standards

2005-12-06 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Ok. let's just take a step back and put this all in perspective: We already have a rating system with A - AAA conformence and the pretty badges to go with it. In Australia we have HREOC, and we know there's been a successful test case, which was widely publicised. Who really pays attention to

RE: [WSG] Justify this

2005-12-14 Thread Herrod, Lisa
what are you applying it to? a heading or a paragraph of text? -Original Message- From: Paul Noone To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: 15/12/05 14:18 Subject: [WSG] Justify this Hopefully a quick question, I hoope, as the W3C specs are no help on this one. I want to centre align text

RE: [WSG] Justify this

2005-12-14 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Justified text really isn't a good idea in terms of usability/readability. Maybe there was a conscious effort not to support it :) -Original Message- From: Paul Noone To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: 15/12/05 14:49 Subject: RE: [WSG] Justify this Hi Lachlan, Thanks for that but

RE: [WSG] Justify this

2005-12-14 Thread Herrod, Lisa
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Herrod, Lisa Sent: Thursday, 15 December 2005 2:59 PM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org ' Subject: RE: [WSG] Justify this Justified text really isn't a good idea in terms of usability/readability. Maybe there was a conscious effort not to support it :) -Original

RE: [WSG] Justify this

2005-12-14 Thread Herrod, Lisa
sites, justified or not?) Not attacking, just... curious. Because I think justified text LOOKS nicer (n.b. not neccessarily more readable... just more enjoyable to read.) Josh On 12/15/05, Herrod, Lisa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Justified text really isn't a good idea in terms of usability

RE: [WSG] Web Standards Shetland Ponies

2006-01-31 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Good point Helen, I like that this is coming up at the beginning of the year by a few people on list. The truth is that people have been scared off the list and that's a shame when the focus here is to share information and promote standards based design and development. One of the strong

RE: Moral High-horse - was Re: [WSG] Failed Redesign and the Medi a

2006-01-31 Thread Herrod, Lisa
-Original Message- From: Christian Montoya [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 1 February 2006 5:22 PM On 1/31/06, Lachlan Hardy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I also appreciate that changing 6 or 8 or 10 years of coding practice and philosophy of web development is

RE: [WSG] Separate mobile content considered harmful?

2006-02-06 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Hi Josh, There's a public list you can join for the Mobile Web Initiative (MWI) which isn't high in traffic and provides really good, friendly, interesting discussion. Details for the MWI, the mail list and other info: http://www.w3.org/Mobile/ Also, there's a 'Last Call Working Draft' of the

RE: [WSG] Web design education

2006-02-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
:) good work Jimmy G, and thanks for the good press! looking forward to coming out there... you know if there was ever a chance to teach the usability I'd jump at it! lisa -Original Message- From: James Gollan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 14 February 2006 8:00 AM To:

Recall: [WSG] Web design education

2006-02-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Herrod, Lisa would like to recall the message, [WSG] Web design education. ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

RE: Recall: [WSG] Web design education

2006-02-13 Thread Herrod, Lisa
] Sent: Tuesday, 14 February 2006 11:09 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: Recall: [WSG] Web design education Mark Harris wrote: Terrence Wood wrote: Herrod, Lisa wrote: Herrod, Lisa would like to recall the message, [WSG] Web design education. What does that mean

RE: [WSG] TARGET in 4.01 Strict

2006-02-15 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Lachlan Hunt wrote: The users! Please, won't somebody think of the *users*! This line reminds me of something from my favourite show when I was a kid: Fantasy Island. the plane, the plane! :) Let's just change it here to the users, the users! Can I kindly suggest you all try some usability

RE: [WSG] site check: FONT sizes

2006-02-16 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Yes but Patrick, If you provide the user with a Javascript pop-up window that they right-click to display a pretty flash-based font-increasing app, the user could increase the font as much as they like. It's known as the 'Clydesdale Hack'. L -Original Message- From: Patrick H.

RE: [WSG] site check: FONT sizes

2006-02-16 Thread Herrod, Lisa
I've always wanted my own theme song. I believe I have finally arrived. -Original Message- From: Mark Harris [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 17 February 2006 12:27 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] site check: FONT sizes Herrod, Lisa wrote: Yes

RE: [WSG] site check

2006-02-16 Thread Herrod, Lisa
I think that requires a purchase order felix. -Original Message- From: Felix Miata [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Please tell us which combination(s) of display size and resolution and at which DPI values your description applies to: 13 on 800x600 14 on 800x600 15 on 800x600 16 on

RE: [WSG] Confusing the users... In Page Links

2006-02-21 Thread Herrod, Lisa
This is really interesting article in that it contradicts findings of a recent study we completed just 2 weeks ago. We recently conducted user testing on a site with 22 participants, which is a significant sample (often we test with 8 to 12). The demographic was 18 skilled workers and 4

RE: [WSG] Confusing the users... In Page Links

2006-02-21 Thread Herrod, Lisa
the users... In Page Links Herrod, Lisa wrote: This is really interesting article in that it contradicts findings of a recent study we completed just 2 weeks ago. We recently conducted user testing on a site with 22 participants, which is a significant sample (often we test with 8

RE: [WSG] Font Sizes - Best practice

2006-02-22 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Hi Terrance From: Terrence Wood [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] All good questions. I read somewhere recently that a seasoned usability tester observed one person changing the font size for the very first time. I wrote about that here recently. I've run hundreds of usability sessions and that was

RE: [WSG] Introduction and first submission

2006-02-23 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Oh I can see an Austin WSG forming already! -Original Message-From: Helmut Granda [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]Sent: Friday, 24 February 2006 7:35 AMTo: wsg@webstandardsgroup.orgSubject: RE: [WSG] Introduction and first submission Welcome Sharron.. Im in Austin too!

RE: [WSG] Should logo not link to the homepage?

2006-02-23 Thread Herrod, Lisa
Linking back to the Home page via a logo placed top-left is one of those design conventions/patterns that users of various experience appear to be learning. I haven't seen novice users navigating this way, but certainly users with moderate computer/internet literacy are. However, I don't agree

RE: [WSG] Should logo not link to the homepage?

2006-02-23 Thread Herrod, Lisa
It's one of those design conventions that doesn't impact on the visual design of a page at all, but definitely does effect the user experience. I do think users are 'learning' to expect this type of functionality and I can't think of a reason why you wouldn't implement it. lisa -Original

RE: [WSG] Introduction and first submission

2006-02-23 Thread Herrod, Lisa
South by South West - specifically the Interactive festival, being held in Austin in just a few weeks. http://www.sxsw.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 24 February 2006 11:40 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG]

[WSG] Great Radio National Podcast on Deafness

2006-03-20 Thread Herrod, Lisa
ABC's Radio National Late Night Live program has produced a really insightful interview about Deafness. I think it's well worth a listen and might give you a good insight into deaf culture and the medical model of deafness in Australia and internationally. Deaf Culture Summary Is deafness a