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Re: resources on writing accessible user guides


From: Pat Reynolds
Date: Apr 21, 2021 2:34AM

Is "actived" a typo? If it's a word, what does it mean?



On Sun, 18 Apr 2021 at 08:32, Mallory < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> In tickets to developers (I know, they think and speak different than
> regular users), I use the word "actived" and "activated" a lot.
> However if I didn't use words like "click", none of my non-technical
> family members would really follow instructions very well. My family thinks
> they're "clicking" on buttons when they smoosh their fingers against their
> phone screens.
> As far as "look" and "see", I haven't met a blind person yet who doesn't
> "watch" movies or "sees" a TV show. I'm sure they're out there, and my
> personal bubble is definitely more the nerds than people like my family,
> but I'm just piling on to agree with Pat.
> cheers,
> _mallory
> > > > >

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