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clarification of the term \'understandable\'

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Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 17:57:01 +0000 (GMT)
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Name: Masahiro Hori
Email: horim@res.kutc.kansai-u.ac.jp
Affiliation: Kansai University
Document: UW
Item Number: Introduction to Understanding WCAG 2.0
Part of Item: Intent
Comment Type: editorial
Summary of Issue: clarification of the term \'understandable\'  
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):


\"users must be able to understand the information as well as the operation of the user interface (the content or operation cannot be beyond their understanding)\" 



This statement for Principle 3 distinguishes \'understandable\' as being separated from \'operable\'.  However, it is not clear if the state of being understandable still includes that of being perceivable. 



If it is correct to assume that the states of being perceivable (Principle 1), operable (Principle 2), and understandable (Principle 3) are mutually exclusive, the above statement may be changed in the way as proposed below. 



Proposed Change:
\"This means that users must be able to interpret the meaning of information correctly as well as the perception of the information and the operation of the user interface (the content or operation cannot be beyond their understanding)\". 
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