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[Irl-dean] Firefox Party

Joshue O Connor joshue.oconnor at ncbi.ie
Mon Oct 16 18:38:03 IST 2006


> [PW] It won't be for everyone so perhaps this isn't your cup of tea.

Not at all. It's my cup. I was just curious.

> From
>> the 2 responses I've received, I take it NCBI won't be attending. 

Why, because we inquired as what you were thinking of?

Same
>> really as it could do with taking advantage of these opportunities to
>> actually meet the people who make a huge difference to Web accessibility.

I'll ignore that.

Josh



Paul Walsh, Segala wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joshue O Connor
> 
> Gerry is not the only one, I'm not sure myself. What will happen at the
> party?
> I do also feel a little ambivalent towards these kind of things. Though
> I do think Firefox is great
> I don't know if I love it enough to celebrate.
> 
> [PW] It won't be for everyone so perhaps this isn't your cup of tea. From
> the 2 responses I've received, I take it NCBI won't be attending. Same
> really as it could do with taking advantage of these opportunities to
> actually meet the people who make a huge difference to Web accessibility.
> 
> Everyone that does attend needs to learn more about the importance of making
> the Web more accessible. As Gez pointed out in a previous thread, accessible
> content is only one part of the problem. User agents (such as Firefox which
> has around 11% market share!) also need to be more standards compliant. It's
> not an accessibility related party but it would enable you to mix with
> important decision makers in the value chain.
> 
> I'm not entirely sure what to do yet but that doesn't stop people from
> registering their interest now. I attended an AOL reunion last night with
> some of the guys (including Adrian) I started with in 1995. Some of them
> have already said they'd love to attend. 
> 
> What's next, a Thunderbird Tupperware get-together?
> 
> [PW] If it allows you to mix with some very respected people within the
> industry over beer then why not! 
> 
> Paul
> 
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