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

From: Sofia Celic <scelic@pacific.net.au>
Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2005 09:34:02 +1000
Message-ID: <001301c5c097$48b23380$f626083d@SOF>
To: <public-wcag-teamc@w3.org>
I like Andi's suggested definition (see below); and Makoto has a good point regarding the terminology. 
But the suggestion of using "delivery unit" instead of "web site" may not be the most appropriate term for our purposes.

The definition of "delivery unit" in the glossary is:
[start quote]
A set of material transferred between two cooperating web programs as the response to a single HTTP request. The transfer might, for example, be between an origin server and a user agent.
[end quote]

While some error checking may occur within the delivery unit, some will occur at the "source web program".


Andi proposed the following definition of input error:

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.
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