[uf-discuss] "abbr" and accessibility - a work around.

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Jun 27 02:21:30 PDT 2007

In message 
<30bd6ffd0706270210w35cb74bfm658dc33c03540679 at mail.gmail.com>, Christian 
Heilmann <codepo8 at gmail.com> writes

>> >Also, speaking as a human being, what is the point of lat/lon
>> >information being displayed to me anyways? I cannot fathom
>> [...]
>> You're making the - common - mistake of assuming that, because you don't
>> understand, like, want or do something, nobody else does.
>Well, we just conducted usability tests on a local search application
>that displayed lat and lon and most users we tested on were confused
>as to what they were. You could put your argument under any of the
>other emails, though, as we do want to have geo in web sites, and
>assume it is useful for people to copy and paste, print out or

There is *evidence* that people want to, and do, publish coordinates; 
and in decimal format at that.

Andy Mabbett

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