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Re: Action: Checkpoint 2.7 and namespaces

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 09:49:56 -0400
Message-ID: <3EF85704.A2889B20@utoronto.ca>
To: w3c-wai-au@w3.org

Matt,

This looks good.

-Jan

Matt May wrote:
> 
> Here is my action item for checkpoint 2.7. I was to add to the
> rationale and success criteria to explain why authoring tools should
> not mess with namespaces they don't understand.
> 
> Original 2.7 rationale:
> Markup that is not recognized by an authoring tool may have been added
> to enhance accessibility.
> 
> Changed to:
> Markup that is not recognized by an
> authoring tool may have been added to enhance accessibility.
> Also, newer XML-based languages, such as XHTML 1.1, allow
> authors to include multiple languages in a single document, via
> namespaces. In the future, documents may contain metadata, including
> accessibility information, in another namespace. Authoring tools must
> not
> strip this information when it is encountered.
> 
> Techniques: Implementation Techniques for Checkpoint 2.7, Evaluation
> Techniques for Checkpoint 2.7
> 
> Success Criteria:
> 
> 1. All well-formed markup is preserved.
> 
> 2. The author is queried for their consent before any unrecognized
> markup is removed or changed.
> 
> Added:
> 3. The tool does not interfere with content in namespaces it is not
> able to process.
> 
> -
> m

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