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Re: AU2-1.1 (produce accessible content)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 15:23:38 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
cc: "w3c-wai-au@w3.org" <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0104101517520.29423-100000@tux.w3.org>
Proposal for the at minimum bit:
At minimum allow the author to add or edit any element or property supported
by the content type specification.

Note that this is close to the requirement of checkpoint 7.3 - is that
redundant? (the fact that that has to be in an accessible fashion is already
covered by 7.1)


Charles McCN

On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Jan Richards wrote:

  1.1 Ensure that the author can produce accessible content in the markup
  language(s) or content type(s) supported by the tool. [Priority 1]
  At minimum, provide a code editing view that will accept manually-coded
  accessibility content and ensure that this content is preserved as per
  Checkpoint 1.2.

  WL's point: We are suggesting a UI implementation without specifically
  saying that it should be accessible.

  JR, CMN: 7.1 already covers the accessibility of the tool. JR: Besides,
  we're not telling them to do a drag-and-drop solution for which
  accessibility would be a major concern - we're talking about text

  CMN's point: At minimum is misleading. Tools don't have to do this. We
  might say "The simplest way to meet this is..."


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