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RE: hidden versus discoverable meta-data

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 09:24:47 -0800 (PST)
To: "'Gregory J. Rosmaita'" <oedipus@hicom.net>, <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <005101ca953e$74c4b580$5e4e2080$@edu>
+1

JF

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-html-a11y-request@w3.org [mailto:public-html-a11y-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Gregory J. Rosmaita
> Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2010 9:11 AM
> To: public-html-a11y@w3.org; public-html@w3.org
> Subject: hidden versus discoverable meta-data
> 
> aloha!
> 
> the term "hidden meta-data" is pejorative, and not an accurate
> descripton
> of attributes such as @summary -- rather than use the term "hidden
> meta-data" i propose a terminology switch to "discoverable meta-data",
> which means it doesn't matter if it is displayed visually or not, but
> in a manner in which the user can readily access it in accordance with
> that user's individual preferences
> 
> gregory.
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> You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of
> focus.                                           -- Mark Twain
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> Gregory J. Rosmaita: gregory@linux-foundation.org
>    Vice-Chair: Linux Foundation's Open Accessibility Workgroup
> http://a11y.org                          http://a11y.org/specs
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Received on Thursday, 14 January 2010 17:25:20 GMT

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