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Re: proposed definition of an authoring tool

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 09:46:30 -0700
Message-ID: <48909AE6.1070104@utoronto.ca>
To: AUWG <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>

I second that...and thanks to Reed for doing such a great job as host.


Reed Shaffner wrote:
> I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who was able to attend by phone or in person.  I think we made some great progress and some incredibly hard choices.
> A huge thanks to Jan and Jeanne.  Jan for diligently driving the meetings and Jeanne for being so helpful in setting everything up and getting ramped up so quickly.
> Thanks also to everyone on the phone who called in at such ridiculous hours.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-au-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-au-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Jutta Treviranus
> Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2008 3:11 PM
> To: Jeanne Spellman; AUWG; jan.richards@utoronto.ca
> Subject: proposed definition of an authoring tool
> I multi-tasked and made an attempt at the definition of an authoring tool:
> "ATAG 2.0 defines an authoring tool as any tool, components of a tool
> or collection of software components that an author can interact with
> to create, modify or construct Web content to be used by other
> people. ATAG applies to the authoring choices the authoring tool
> presents to the author and the authoring choices under the control of
> the authoring tool.
> This includes creating, modifying or choosing:
> Templates,
> Stylesheets
> Controls
> Scripts or applets
> Text
> Non-Text elements"
> Jutta

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

   Email: jan.richards@utoronto.ca
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