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Re: Comments on 8 December AUGL - PJ comments

From: Gregory J. Rosmaita <unagi69@concentric.net>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 12:02:58 -0500
Message-Id: <4.1.19991215115949.00bd5c50@pop3.concentric.net>
To: pjenkins@us.ibm.com
Cc: Authoring Tools Guidelines List <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
aloha, phil!

why quote imply unquote that both the UI and the plumbing are included -- why
not explicitly state that both are _required_?

an implication doesn't conveys the same weight or authority that an explicit
statement carries...

if that is what is meant, why not simply state it?

gregory.

in response to a question by Charles McCN, Phil Jenkins wrote:
>CMN:
>>In other words, are you arguing that the ambiguity in the present wording
>is
>>going to be beneficial to developers who are thinking about how to
>implement?
>
>No, not at all.  I want them to do both!
>
>Not all plumbing as a UI.  And not all UI requires additional plumbing.  So
>by "not limiting" the requirement to UI, or in other words, not inserting
>the phrase "user interface:, it implies both the UI and the plumbing are
>required.
>
>Regards,
>Phill Jenkins,
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