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Re: Status of Quick Tips revisions

From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 13:07:00 -0400
Message-Id: <4.1.19990716130035.00928490@pop.tiac.net>
To: <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, Wendy A Chisholm <chisholm@trace.wisc.edu>
At 1999-07-16 10:35 AM, you wrote:
>My comments prefixed with WC::
>
>>PROPOSAL: "Frames. Label with the _title_ or _name_ attribute."
>>OR PROPOSAL: "Frames. Use _noframe_, and _title_ or _name_ attribute. (NB:
>>"noframe" would be in small caps)
>>
>WC:: I like the second proposal.  This technique is included in checkpoint
>6.5, which is P2.

HB: Even if it is only in the transitional DTD. Are we continuing that
legacy?

>We've recently found that at least one browser for PalmOS acts like older
>text-based browsers: it give you
>a blank screen rather than a list of frame names.
>
>>Tables. Make line-by-line reading sensible. Summarize.
>>
>WC:: proposal:  Tables. Make line-by-line, single column reading sensible.
>Summarize.
>however, i don't feel strongly about this, because if the line-by-line
>reading is sensible, it is most likely in a single column.

HB: Wendy: or any wrapping lengthy stuff is in the final column of the row,
so there is no interrupted content in the earlier columns. [Note the
writing direction sensitivity for tables in I18N, where left to right
cannot be presumed, either for text wrapping, or for column order.
>
>>PROPOSAL??: Check your work. Validate. Use evaluation tools, WCAG
>>guidelines and checklist www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT.
>>
>WC:: yes, I like this.
HB: So do I.
>
>--wendy

Regards/Harvey
>
Received on Friday, 16 July 1999 13:07:21 GMT

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