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RE: Proposal to remove "B.2.1.1" (was B.1.1.1)

From: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:17:44 +0000
To: "Richards, Jan" <jrichards@ocad.ca>
CC: AUWG <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D4219A0ECCAE794C9ED7DC6F5A4C0CD537B324956B@jupiter.intranet.nomensa.com>
> B.X.X.X Structured Content Support: For web content technologies that
> include mechanisms for specifying document structure, authoring tools
> support the incorporation of document structure by one of the
> following:
> (a) Auto-generated structure: Author entries are incorporated into
> document structure that is automatically generated by the authoring
> tool, or
> (b) Author mechanisms: Editing-views include options for adding
> document structure.

That's great, it definitely says structural controls are needed.  

Imagining I was a vendor (e.g. of a WYSIWYG tool), do we need to include any indication of what or how many "Author mechanisms" should be included?

I wouldn't want to say that all possible structures available in the language are provided, as that leads to bloated and difficult interfaces.

I'd like to say something along the lines of: Include structural elements as required by WCAG2 1.3.1, which is to say that they are appropriate to the content being authored.

Difficult though...

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