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Re: authoring tool distinctions

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1998 14:22:09 +0100
Message-Id: <199812211322.OAA26958@www47.inria.fr>
To: Jutta Treviranus <jutta.treviranus@utoronto.ca>
cc: w3c-wai-au@w3.org

Sounds good.

> I have been  giving some thought to the reworking of the user interface
> section of the guidelines. I would like to add to the introduction as
> follows:
> 
> Principles to consider in making the authoring tool accessible to authors
> with disabilities relate to 3 classes of functionality:
> 1) The authoring tool is a software program with standard user interface
> elements and as such should follow relevant user interface accessibility
> guidelines (links to TRACE guidelines, Microsoft, SUN, DACX,  Apple, IBM
> guidelines)
> 2) The authoring tool frequently encompasses the functionality of a user
> agent or browser and as such should follow the user agent guidelines.
> 3) The authoring tool has unique functionality as a Web content editor.
> Access to this unique functionality will be addressed in these guidelines.
> 
> Reactions?
Received on Monday, 21 December 1998 08:22:18 GMT

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