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Sarah Horton Interview : Comments

By Alex Barnett

September 19, 2005



September 19, 2005 9:40 PM

Nice idea in theory, but in reality Universal Usability produces dull, uninspiring websites. Take a peek at the author’s sites — about as exciting as an IRS publication.

Sophie Dennis

September 20, 2005 4:30 AM

Statements like “if you

Brian Reindel

September 20, 2005 7:07 AM

Even though Sarah

Tom Wheeler

September 20, 2005 11:12 AM

I know we’re not there yet, but isn’t CSS supposed to help us out here? Seperate presentation from mark-up completely – like the Zen garden – and then set up different external style sheets for different devices.

The style sheet for a desktop browser could certainly use images for links… while maybe those for the cell phone would not. I realize that at this point PDAs and cell phones are not all listening to our style sheet rules, but isn’t that the model we are all trying to get to? It seems to be the best solution to me. Somehow we need to communicate to the PDA developers that CSS works and we want them to pay attention!!

So what will it take to get us there?

Gabe da Silveira

September 20, 2005 11:16 AM

I have a concern about interactivity

Sarah Horton

September 21, 2005 10:13 AM

First off, I commend those of you who actually read the interview, which appears to be a raw transcription of a phone conversation – warts and all. I regret I wasn

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