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Re: Suggestions for "from MWBP 1.0 to WCAG 2.0" document

From: Alan Chuter <achuter@technosite.es>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 08:36:29 +0100
Message-ID: <79cab0900802282336x6b9fda30i32c3d8c63ea48240@mail.gmail.com>
To: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Thanks for this Yeliz. I have incorporated these suggestions into the
upcoming draft. To clarify, the main addition you propose for URIS is
"Long URIs can also confuse screen reader users as the page URI is
often the first thing they hear."

best regards,

Alan


On 28/02/2008, Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>
>  Some suggestions for extending the discussion for the following two BPs:
>
>  ======
>
>  [URIS] Keep the URIs of site entry points short
>
>  How does it help especially users with disabilities?: Users with
>  motor disabilities who type URIs using the keyboard or use voice
>  input, or who have dyslexia, may experience difficulty when entering
>  long strings of text. Long URIs can also confuse screen reader users
>  as the page URI is often the first thing they hear. Keeping the URIs
>  short can help these groups of users. This BP deals with an aspect
>  not considered in WCAG 2.0.
>
>
>  [VALID_MARKUP] Create documents that validate to published formal
>  grammars
>
>  How does it especially help users with disabilities?: Assistive
>  technologies used by disabled users can provide more accurate
>  presentation of pages that validate to published grammars.
>
>  ======
>
>  Regards,
>
> Yeliz.
>
>
>


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