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New Technique: Technique 11.3.1 [priority 3] Check that documents are served per user preferences.

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 18:10:49 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org
Michael wrote:
Checkpoint 11.3 - Provide information so that users may receive documents 
according to their preferences
New Technique: I think this is on the server end, and out of our scope, 
therefore an ask

I propose:
Technique 11.3.1 [priority 3] Check that documents are served per user 
Discussion Status:
awaiting discussion
Example Language:
Repair Technique:
Prompt user to specify language of document in technique 4.3.1.
Use CC/PP or XML/XSLT or other transformations on the server or gateway to 
configure a page for various user preferences and device profiles.
Work with your server system administrator to provide content negotiation.
Use browser sniffing on the client to request documents on the server.
Use cookies to remember user preferences between sessions and server 
documents per those preferences.
Link to other versions of the document (other formats, other
If not possible to use content negotiation, indicate content type or 
language through markup (e.g., in HTML use "type" and "hreflang").
wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346
Received on Monday, 31 January 2000 18:08:32 UTC

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