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Re: Comments on Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines 19991026

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 13:57:31 -0800
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.19991124135608.00bf8f00@mail.idyllmtn.com>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-au@w3.org
At 01:55 PM 11/24/1999 , Ian Jacobs wrote:
>Kynn Bartlett wrote:
> > I've always dislike the use of the word "ensure" in our guidelines.
>Substitute?

I feel that guidelines should be rewritten to avoid this kind of
meaningless phrasing.  Guidelines are supposed to ensure something
anyway; having that extra word and clumsy phrasing is less than
desirable, in my opinion.

This isn't enough of a bother, though, that I think anything -must-
be done with it, save for me to pipe up every now and then and try
to urge us away from "ensure that..." wording.

-- 
Kynn Bartlett                                    mailto:kynn@hwg.org
President, HTML Writers Guild                    http://www.hwg.org/
AWARE Center Director                          http://aware.hwg.org/
Received on Wednesday, 24 November 1999 17:08:37 UTC

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