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From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 1999 07:44:25 -0800
Message-ID: <36E93659.183BC922@gorge.net>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Under Priorities:

"The checkpoints have been written so that it will be possible to verify
when they have been satisfied. "

As discussed in an EOWG telecon a possible clarifying statement might
minimize the perhaps too optimistic hopes raised in the above quote.

Somehting like: Although an author's Website may have its conformance
with many checkpoints verified *objectively* by a tool such as Bobby,
there are also some checkpoints (e.g. "provide textual equivalents")
that, although their presence may be verified mechanically, only the
subjectively applied skills of a human author can approve. 

I assume that if you want to explicitly include this caveat you can find
a *real* wordsmith like Ian to state it better.
Received on Friday, 12 March 1999 10:43:37 UTC

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