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Re: Definition of priorities

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 1999 18:17:55 -0400
Message-ID: <37697413.319D045@w3.org>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
CC: WAI AU Guidelines <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> 
> I propose that we add the following text after the goals:
> 
> The priority of a checkpoint is a reflection of how important it is to
> meeting those goals.
> 
> and the following after the definitions themselves:
> 
> It should be noted that meeting the checkpoint does not guarantee that the
> goals will be met. In particular, if an author is trying to create
> inaccessible content a tool cannot necessarily prevent them from doing so. It
> is assumed that the user would prefer to create content which is accessible.

I thought about similar text for conformance in WCAG. It was
shot down. I don't think it's necessary here. 

 - Ian

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