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Re: action item questions from May 2 AUWG telecon?

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 10:57:33 -0400
Message-ID: <4461FF5D.9080103@utoronto.ca>
To: Tim Boland <frederick.boland@nist.gov>
CC: w3c-wai-au@w3.org

Hi Tim,

Tim Boland wrote:
> 
> Per my action item from May 2 2006 AUWG teleconference on
> coverage of "external entities" re: unrecognized markup", I'm not
> sure if this AI still applies since I thought we decided to change
> "unrecognized markup" to just "content", but I found this
> reference  "Section 4.4: XML Processor Treatment of Entities and 
> References"
> with 4.4.1 being "not recognized", from the XML1.1 specification [1].
> 
> Does this resource have any connection to our work?


JR: You're right that we changed it to "content" so the action item is 
obsolete. That's a good reference though of course the content covered 
isn't necessarily XML.


> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
> 
> 
> Per may action item from May 2 2006 AUWG teleconference to"find situation
> where browser-accessed functionality may not be web content (if 
> possible), I
> looked at (from WCAG2.0 glossary [2]) definitions of :
> 
> content -
> "information to be communicated to the user by means of a user agent (NOTE:
> This includes the code and markup that define the structure, 
> presentation, and
> interaction, as well as text, images, and sounds that convey information 
> to the
> end-user".
> 
> functionality -
> "processes and outcomes achievable through user action", and
> 
> Furthermore, from the "Glossary of Terms for Device Independence" [3],
> 
> browser - "
> a user agent that allows a user to perceive and interact with 
> information on the Web."
> 
> Are these definitions consistent with our thinking on these terms?


JR: Yes - I still have an action item to make our use of these things 
more consistent.


Cheers,
Jan



> 
> 
> 
> Thanks and best wishes
> Tim Boland NIST
> 
> 
> 
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> [1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/xml11/#entproc
> [2]: http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/appendixA.html
> [3]: http://www.w3.org/TR/di-gloss/
> 
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> 
> 

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Jan Richards, M.Sc.
User Interface Design Specialist
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC)
Faculty of Information Studies
University of Toronto

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