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Re: Guideline 1 in The evaluation techniques document

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 1999 15:10:49 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19990622151048.0104d5c0@pop3.concentric.net>
To: "Chris Ridpath" <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>, <dd@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>

>When an evaluation and/or repair tool encounters the problem, it will inform
>the user using this language. We don't want A-Prompt to say one thing and
>Bobby to say another. For example: If Bobby said 'Missing ALT text for
>image' while A-Prompt said 'Picture does not have descriptive text' the user
>could be confused.

I'd suggest that we not try to standardize the error message.  What is
essential would be a link to the guideline document.  That would make it
unambiguous.  That way individual tools can improve without us changing
this requirements document.


Len
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