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Re: Updated: WCAG 2.0 at a Glance card [was: A Quick Tips Idea for WCAG 2.0]

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 10:36:39 -0500
Message-ID: <48495987.603@w3.org>
To: "Robison, Cole [EISU]" <Cole.Robison@da.ks.gov>
Cc: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Thanks for the input, Cole!

We discussed your comments in EOWG today, and the changes are now reflected in the updated draft at: http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/changelogs/cl-quicktips#wcag20


Robison, Cole [EISU] wrote:
> All in all, this looks excellent to me.
> On 2.2, I'd opt for the alternate wording, "Give users enough time to
> use content." I think it much more clearly conveys what the guideline is
> about, so it's easier to understand. ("Control timing" may be more
> specific, but is likely confusing without context.)
> I like the idea of providing a bit of elaboration after the principles
> -- if the right wording can be found. Unfortunately, I don't think the
> words in the current draft are that helpful. I understand the need for
> brevity here, but the principle heading itself is already the best
> single word distillation of the concept, so I'm skeptical that another
> single word is the right approach here. The explanations in the
> Understanding document
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/intro.html#introduction-fourp
> rincs-head> are, I think, what's desired, but I'm frankly at a loss as
> to how to make them concise enough and still retain their meaning. (I
> hate to criticize without offering a possible solution, but hopefully
> this can at least serve as food for thought. FWIW.)
> The only other tiny suggestion I would make would be that the word
> "content" could be cut from 3.1, making it "Make text readable and
> understandable."

Shawn Lawton Henry, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
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