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

From: Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 10:10:04 +0000
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Cc: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
To: achuter.technosite@yahoo.com

Hi Alan,

Yes, that's the main suggestion.

Regards,
Yeliz.
On 29 Feb 2008, at 07:36, Alan Chuter wrote:

>
> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> -- 
> Alan Chuter,
> Senior Web Accessibility Consultant, Technosite (www.technosite.es)
> Researcher, Inredis Project (www.inredis.es/)
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