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Re: Definition of priorities

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 1999 18:57:17 -0400 (EDT)
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
cc: WAI AU Guidelines <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9906171855450.17203-100000@tux.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.
  > 

which I still think is a good idea, 

and also

  > 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.

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

I am happy to lose the second piece. But I think the first link sentence
makes it easier to read what is going on.

Charles
Received on Thursday, 17 June 1999 18:57:20 UTC

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