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Re: "Accessible Web Browsing" document (summary and orientation information)

From: Andrew Arch <andrew@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 22:35:37 +0000
Message-ID: <4B0F02B9.60202@w3.org>
To: achuter@technosite.es
CC: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
hi Shadi & Alan,

I wonder if the document might benefit from an "overview" like we are 
doing for the "Contacting" document - the common problems could possibly 
be listed there in a slightly expanded format.

Just for consideration.  Andrew

Alan Chuter wrote:
> Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
>> The "page contents" has been in place since the very first draft. Are 
>> you suggestion something different? If so, what?
> Sorry, my fault, I used a custom style sheet to hide parts of the page 
> for printing (to save paper) and didn't realize I had removed the ToC.
> 
>>> It might also be a list of erroneous problems. People don't speak 
>>> clearly enough; I need a bigger screen; I have to turn the lights 
>>> off; I have to turn up the volume; I tried increasing text size but 
>>> it doesn't work.
>>
>> The headings are intended to address that approach but unfortunately 
>> there isn't that much space in the "page contents" section to include 
>> the full headings. Do you think that the full headings in a table of 
>> contents would be more useful than the current "page contents" links?
> I think it is fine as it is. But it might be useful to include a section 
> to help people diagnose what the real problem is, as they may have the 
> wrong idea. The example "I tried increasing text size but it doesn't 
> work" is a real-life one of someone who only accessed a few sites with a 
> certain widely-used browser and didn't understand what the real solution 
> was (use a different browser).
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/adaptive/strategies
> 
> 
> 
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