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Re: [MEDIA] Suggested text for 3.5 Content navigation by content structure

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2014 09:37:53 -0400
To: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140428133753.GB6198@concerto.rednote.net>
This works for me.

Janina

Mark Sadecki writes:
> I took an ACTION [1] to reword section 3.5 Content navigation by content
> structure [2] of the Media Accessibility User Requirements document to avoid use
> of the word "DOM" as a synonym for "hierarchical" or "structural."  I propose
> the following text:
> 
> This is, of course, a hierarchical view of content. However, effective
> navigation of a multi-level hierarchy will require an additional control not
> typically available using current media players. This mechanism, which we are
> calling a "granularity-level control," will allow the user to adjust the level
> of granularity applied to "next" and "previous" controls. This is necessary
> because next and previous are too cumbersome if accessing every node in a
> complex hierarchy, but unsatisfactorily broad and coarse if set to only the top
> level of the hierarchy. Allowing the user to adjust the granularity level that
> next and previous apply to has proven very effective—hence the adjustable
> granularity level control.
> 
> For your reference, the existing text is as follows:
> 
> This is, of course, a DOM view of content. However, effective DOM-based
> navigation will require an additional control not typically available on current
> media players. This real-time control, which we are calling a "granularity-level
> control," will allow the user to adjust the level of granularity applied to
> "next" and "previous" controls. This is necessary because next and previous are
> too cumbersome if accessing every DOM element, but unsatisfactorally broad and
> coarse if set to only the top hierarchical DOM level. Allowing the user to
> adjust the DOM level that next and previous go to has proven very
> effective—hence the real-time granularity level control.
> 
> REgards,
> 
> Mark
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2014/04/14-html-a11y-media-minutes.html#action02
> [2]
> http://www.w3.org/TR/media-accessibility-reqs/#content-navigation-by-content-structure
> 
> -- 
> Mark Sadecki
> Web Accessibility Engineer
> World Wide Web Consortium, Web Accessibility Initiative
> Telephone: +1.617.715.4017
> Email: mark@w3.org
> Web: http://w3.org/People/mark

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