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Re: revised proposed definition of "input error" - action item

From: Makoto UEKI - Infoaxia, Inc. - <ueki@infoaxia.co.jp>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 02:34:29 +0900
To: public-wcag-teamc@w3.org
Message-Id: <20050923023208.76AD.UEKI@infoaxia.co.jp>

Andi's definition is most understandable for me. However, can we say
"Web site" in our document? Should we use "delivery unit" instead of
"Web site"?


- Makoto


On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 10:04:26 -0500
Andi Snow-Weaver <andisnow@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> 
> The bottom line is that an input error is whatever the code checking the
> input decides is an error. How about:
> 
> input error: any information provided by the user that is not accepted by
> the Web site. This includes:
> 1. information that is required by the Web site but omitted by the user.
> 2. information that is provided by the user but that falls outside the
> expected format or
> content parameters required by the Web site.
> 
> Andi
> andisnow@us.ibm.com
> IBM Accessibility Center
> (512) 838-9903, http://www.ibm.com/able
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> Hi,
> 
> I think the definition of "input error" has to define both components of
> the
> phrase (1. it's an error, and 2. as a result of user effort), and so I like
> parts of both Michael's and Tim's suggestions.
> 
> Also, how about using terms less along the lines of programming
> terminology?
> For example, use "information" instead of "data". The user is entering
> information. It may get treated as data.
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> So I have a third suggestion:
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> input error: information entered or omitted by the user that falls outside
> the programmed scope.
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> Thanks,
> Sofia
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