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Evaluating Web Sites Intro (2 proposed revisions)

From: gregory j. rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2001 12:18:39 -0400
To: <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, <jbrewer@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CEEMJDFDIKKPEJJLKBKJGEKBCAAA.oedipus@hicom.net>
<CURRENT
href="http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/bcase/rev.html#intro"
id="paragraph1">
   This document outlines approaches for preliminary review Web site
   accessibility, and for evaluation of conformance to the Web Content
   Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. It includes tips for evaluation during
   development of Web sites, and for monitoring of established Web sites.
   The measures described here are intended to supplement what you are
   already doing for content management and quality assurance on a Web
   site.
</CURRENT>

<PROPOSED-GJR1>
This document outlines strategies for performing a preliminary review of Web
site accessibility, as well as general techniques for evaluating conformance
to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. It includes tips on
performing evaluation during the development of Web sites, as well as on
monitoring established Web sites. The measures described in this document
are intended to supplement, and become part of, your organization's
infrastructural plans for content management and quality assurance for its
Web site(s).
</PROPOSED-GJR1>

note: i'm not sure that the last prepositional clause -- "for its Web
site(s)" -- is actually necessary...

[skipping forward to the second sentence in the second paragraph of the
"#intro" section:

<CURRENT
href="http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/bcase/rev.html#intro"
id="paragraph2-sentence2">
No single evaluation tool yet provides comprehensive information or captures
all problems with regard to the accessibility of a site; therefore
evaluation involves a combination of approaches. Goals for evaluating Web
sites vary, and require different approaches to meet those goals:
</CURRENT>

<PROPOSED-GJR2>
No single evaluation tool is currently capable of providing comprehensive
information about the accessibility of a site, nor of capturing all
potential accessibility problems; evaluation, therefore, involves a
combination of approaches. Since the purpose of evaluating Web sites varies,
different approaches are required to meet specific goals:
</PROPOSED-GJR2>
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