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The Blue Beanie and the Standardistas' Parade

Written by Alcides Fonseca at 1196108597

Douglas Vos said it:



Monday, November 26, 2007 is the day thousands of Standardistas (people who support web standards) will wear a Blue Beanie to show their support for accessible, semantic web content. … Don a Blue Beanie and snap a photo. Then on November 26, switch your profile picture in Facebook and post your photo to the Blue Beanie Day group at Flickr.


Ok, so we people who believe in Standards should wear a ugly blue beanie and put a photo in Flickr. Ok, I believe in standards but I do not believe this is going to help, I’m sorry but I don’t. But if instead of hanging around with a blue thing on our heads, we would change our websites or applications or whatever to support standards correctly? Or if your work already follows all the imaginable standards, why not do some charity work and help other websites to reach that level? Or even change a large website that has not the W3C word in it.



(via Jeffrey Zeldman)