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- From: James Robertson <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 09:57:29 +1000
At 14:55 28/03/2001, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > Of course it's a total waste of time to try to explain this here.
> > Whatever. Keep on truckin. Dave
>FYI. Both Marcus and I have been doing "work in the trenches"
>for a very long time, as have a lot of the people you would
>deem "experts". Guess what, I even do a lot of web development...
>and I mean a *lot*.
>Our experience may be somewhat different from the typical
>"web developer", but it's certainly no less valid...
>we tend to end up with systems that are generally
>more reliable, more scalable, and more cost effective over
>time than those thrown together by a "typical web developer".
>FWIW. I'm not flaming your general notion that you have to
>design for and with the users, but saying that "experts"
>are incapable of it is a disservice. You, yourself are
>often touted as an expert...
But this is the point!
People like Marcus, who have all the really good
real-world experience, aren't involved in W3C standards
development. They don't have the time (they have a
business to run).
(Marcus, apologies for talking about you in the third-person.)
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