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Re: Open issues - REL

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 1998 09:02:35 -0500
Message-Id: <4.0.1.19980709090143.00f34d10@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
My understanding is that the values for REL are user definable.  There is
no fixed set only examples of how REL can be used.
Jon


At 02:47 PM 7/9/98 +1000, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>I understood that REL was something whose values were defined as part of 
>some 'official' process. Which is not to say that we shouldn't be looking 
>at it, because Jon's idea makes very good sense, but more that there may 
>be other groups who we should also be talking to (HC?). Of course I could 
>be way off track here.
>
>Charles McCN
>
>On Wed, 8 Jul 1998, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>
>> Wendy,
>> I would like to expand the D-Link reference issue to be a more generic use
>> of the REL attribute of the ANCHOR tag for adding semantic markup of the
>> document.  REL could be used for not only identifying D-Links, but site
>> navigation anchors and items in or for a table of contents for a dcoument.
>> UAs could use this information to create pop up lists.  This could be part
>> of the META information section of the PA guidelines.
>> Jon
>> 
>> 
>> At 03:35 PM 7/7/98 -0500, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:
>> >Dear GL members
>> >
>> >We are building a list of open issues on the P A Guidelines.
>> >
>> >Below is a summary what we have so far.  For the complete document please
>> >see http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wai-gl-issues.html .   Please help us with
any
>> >other
>> >ones you know of that aren't in this list.  
>> >
>> >The first pass at the new techniques document will be available
tomorrow in
>> >preparation for Thursday's teleconference call as well as an updated
>> >version of the GL home page.
>> >
>> >The Editors
>> >
>> >
>> >1	Easy to read version	
>> >2	How should we handle interim and future techniques?
>> >3	How should we handle decision strategies for authors?
>> >4	How do we best coordinate issues with the UA group?
>> >5	D-Link Reference for Browser Detection (UA)
>> >6	How to handle long descriptions on OBJECT without longdesc? (UA)
>> >7	Which technique(s) should we select to handle ASCII art?
>> >8 What are the recommended techniques for tables?
>> >9 How do we define alt, title, and longdesc? (UA and AU)
>> > 
>> Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
>> Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
>> Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
>> University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
>> 1207 S. Oak Street
>> Champaign, IL 61820
>> 
>> Voice: 217-244-5870
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>> E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
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>> 
>> 
> 
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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