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RE: additional sentence for 204

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:41:21 -0400
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To: "'Janina Sajka'" <janina@rednote.net>, "'James Craig'" <jcraig@apple.com>
CC: "'Cynthia Shelly'" <cyns@microsoft.com>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "'Ted O'Connor'" <eoconnor@apple.com>
I very much support this approach to exposing hidden content to assistive
technologies ... an id reference (or hash tag reference) to the hidden
content indicates an intent by the author to expose it to Assistive
Technology or other user agents...

Cheers
David MacDonald

CanAdapt Solutions Inc.
  "Enabling the Web"
www.Can-Adapt.com 


-----Original Message-----
From: Janina Sajka [mailto:janina@rednote.net] 
Sent: September-13-12 8:10 PM
To: James Craig
Cc: Cynthia Shelly; HTML Accessibility Task Force; Ted O'Connor
Subject: Re: additional sentence for 204

Works for me, James. Much cleaner and yet clearly indicates that there are
two kinds of use cases covered.

Janina

James Craig writes:
> How about this take?
> 
> Note: Only hidden="" elements that are referenced indirectly by a unique
identifier (ID) reference or valid hash-name reference may have their
structure and content exposed upon user request. Authors desiring to prevent
user-initiated viewing of hidden="" elements should remove identifier (ID)
or hash-name references to the element.
> 
> 
> On Sep 13, 2012, at 2:51 PM, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com> wrote:
> 
> > Janina,
> > 
> > I don't have substantive objections with either of these, and only minor
editorial objections to tense and style.
> > 
> > James
> > 
> > 
> > Cynthia's
> >>> Note: Authors have control over whether elements with the @hidden
attribute will be exposed in this manner.  Only elements that are is
referenced indirectly by a unique identifier (ID) reference or valid
hash-name reference will be exposed.  If an author does not wish to have a
@hidden element exposed, he may achieve this by not referencing the element.
> > 
> > Janina's:
> > 
> >> Author  control, as opposed to user control  over whether elements with
the @hidden attribute may be exposed to users will be delineated in this
manner.  Only elements that are referenced indirectly by a unique identifier
(ID) reference or valid hash-name reference may be exposed at user request.
An author desiring to keep a @hidden element hidden from any and all user
initiated viewing scenarios may achieve this by simply not referencing the
element.
> > 
> > 

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