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Resolved: Re: proposal for technique short phrases

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 14:15:21 -0500
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I will begin making these changes then since no one disagreed.  If you do 
disagree, please speak up now!
--wendy

At 09:33 AM 1/25/00 , Chris Ridpath wrote:
>Wendy,
>
>I like your suggested technique phrases better than the existing ones. They
>are more accurate in describing the evaluation. I also agree that the repair
>should not be implied in the phrase.
>
>Chris
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
>To: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
>Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2000 5:08 PM
>Subject: proposal for technique short phrases
>
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I propose that the short technique phrase should be able to stand on its
> > own (as in a checklist).  I also think that the repair should not be
> > implied in the short phrase since some may have several potential repairs.
> >
> > proposed short phrase examples for Checkpoint 1.1 - Provide a text
> > equivalent for every non-text element:
> > <proposed short phrase examples>
> > 1.1.A -  Check IMG elements for valid "alt" attribute
> > 1.1.B - Verify that valid IMG element descriptions ("longdesc" attribute
>or
> > d-link) are provided where necessary
> > 1.1.C - Check INPUT elements of type="image" for valid "alt" attribute
> > 1.1.D - Check APPLET elements for valid "alt" attribute
> > 1.1.E - Verify that valid APPLET element descriptions are provided where
> > necessary
> > 1.1.F - Check OBJECT elements of type="<image MIME types>" for valid
> > text  equivalents and descriptions (where necessary)
> > 1.1.G - Verify that valid OBJECT elements of type="<audio or video MIME
> > types>" text equivalents are provided where necessary
> > 1.1.H - Check FRAME elements for valid "longdesc" attribute
> > 1.1.I - Check AREA elements for valid "alt" attribute
> > 1.1.J - Check SCRIPT elements for valid equivalents where necessary
> > 1.1.K - Check A elements for valid text content
> > 1.1.L - Verify that valid text equivalents are provided for PRE and XMP
> > elements used to create ASCII art.
> > </proposed short phrase examples>
> >
> >   [note that in the discussion of the techniques, MIME types are as
>defined
> > in ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments/media-types/media-types ]
> >
> > Note that I added a technique for the A element and arranged the order a
> > bit so that OBJECT element techniques were together.
> >
> > These would replace the current text for Checkpoint 1.1 - Provide a text
> > equivalent for every non-text element.
> > <current>
> > Technique 1.1.A - Check images ALT text
> > Technique 1.1.B - Check images for LONGDESC and descriptive link
> > Technique 1.1.C - Check input buttons that use images for ALT text
> > Technique 1.1.D - Check applets ALT text
> > Technique 1.1.E - Check applets for alternative content
> > Technique 1.1.F - Check objects for alternative representation
> > Technique 1.1.G - Check frames for an associated LONGDESC file
> > Technique 1.1.H - Check AREA elements for ALT text
> > Technique 1.1.I - Check if audio files have an associated text transcript
> > Technique 1.1.J - Check SCRIPT element for an associated NOSCRIPT element
> > Technique 1.1.K - User notification for ASCII art
> > </current>
> >
> > if this proposal is excepted, I will go through the document to rewrite
> > each phrase to fit this form.
> >
> > thoughts
> > --wendy
> > --
> > wendy a chisholm
> > world wide web consortium
> > web accessibility initiative
> > madison, wi usa
> > tel: +1 608 663 6346
> > /--

--
wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346
/--
Received on Tuesday, 25 January 2000 14:13:41 GMT

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