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Re: Editor's draft comments

From: Johannes Koch <johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 20:12:48 +0100
Message-ID: <45F84930.2080401@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Shadi Abou-Zahra schrieb:
> 
> Johannes Koch wrote:
>>
>> Shadi Abou-Zahra schrieb:
>>>
>>> Johannes Koch wrote:
>>>> Let me present two approaches for the same scenario:
>>>>
>>>> 1.
>>>> a) Tool finds table with structural elements.
>>>> b) Human decides whether table is layout table.
>>>>
>>>> 2.
>>>> a) Tool finds table.
>>>> b) Human decides whether table is layout table.
>>>> c) Tool finds structural elements in layout table.
>>>>
>>>> Is one of them semiauto?
>>>
>>> What is the test in each of these?
>>
>> Check for structural elements within a layout table.
> 
> Scenario 2 is semiauto (see mail from Charles which elaborates on this 
> use case). Scenario 1 seems incomplete. If the human decides that a 
> table is a layout table AND therefore the test is a fail, then it is 
> actually a manual (for example the tool is a browser toolbar). If the 
> tool merely asks the human "is this a layout table" and uses this input 
> to decide the outcome of the test, then it is semiauto.

OK

> So the question is not the series of atomic steps or tests but how the 
> overall decision is made.

OK

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