Re: web animation

Subject: Re: web animation
From: Katie Kearns <kkearns -at- cisco -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 12:18:13 -0800

At 08:36 AM 3/14/2002 -0500, you wrote:

On Thursday 14 March 2002 06:52 am, SteveFJong -at- aol -dot- com wrote:
> To me, the general response "just say no" to animation (and sound) on a Web
> site appears reactionary.

Some might refer to it as a desire to concede that a lot of folks have a slow
connection. I have a high speed connection, but still some animations and
sounds slow the loading to a crawl. I refuse to wait for that idiocy to
download. How long owuld you wait for the "priviledge" of watching a

Not to mention there are accesibility issues, etc..

I think the real answer is "it's a bigger issue than 'are pictures good'". Learn the technology and learn to be a web developer before trying to, well, develop for the web. ;)

Just think if your engineers tried to write documentation -- and they asked some "simple" question. You'll tell them to go learn about being a tech writer before trying to do tech writing. Different choices have different implications, and you need to know what they are so you can figure out if your audience is compatible with your idea and the technology used to produce it.


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