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Re: Accessibility document [PROVIDE_DEFAULTS]

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 17:47:12 +0100
To: "Miguel Garcia" <miguel.garcia@fundacionctic.org>, "Alan Chuter" <achuter@technosite.es>
Cc: "Mobile Web Accessibility Task Force" <public-bpwg-access@w3.org>, "MWI MWBP Member List" <member-bpwg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t2igwyy8wxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 17:15:04 +0100, Miguel Garcia  
<miguel.garcia@fundacionctic.org> wrote:

> Yes, I agree with removing last sentence "However, there is debate  
> about...."
>
> In WCAG 1.0 compliance paragraph specify default values are needed for  
> all text controls in order to achivec WCAG 1.0 compliance.
>
> [proposed update]
> Does it give me WCAG 1.0 compliance?: If default values are used >>in  
> all text controls<< this ensures compliance with checkpoint 10.4 "Until  
> user agents handle empty controls correctly, include default,  
> place-holding characters in edit boxes and text areas" for the controls  
> concerned.
> [end proposed update]

I agree with Alan and Miguel that this document is not the place to argue  
about WCAG 1.0, and I think Miguel's proposed text (above) is a good way  
to capture what we want to say.

(Do we need to be cc'ing the whole working group on this?)

cheers

Chaals

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