> Content Philosophy
> Web content should be used to create a
> more television-like experience for the
> viewer. When you are creating Web pages
> for this new audience, follow these basic
> Don't overload your viewers with
> too much information at a time.
> Design your pages to reduce load
> time and create the impression of
> instantaneous response.
> Use moving images and sound to
> enhance the page.
> Take advantage of low-bandwidth
> multimedia technology, such as MIDI audio,
> to heighten the user experience.
> Remember that television is a visual
> medium. These guidelines, and more, are
> described in the WebTV HTML Guide and
> Reference and the WebTV Style Guide, which
> are available from the Developer
> Documentation page.
A dumbing down? I enjoy the phrases "a more television-like experience"
and "impression of instantaneous response."