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Re: GL comment

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 18:52:28 -0500
Message-ID: <36EC4BBC.2A273FFC@w3.org>
To: Chuck Letourneau <cpl@starlingweb.com>
CC: love26@gorge.net, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Chuck Letourneau wrote:
> Thanks for your note William.
> I was on the Education and Outreach call as well, and heard the discussion
> around this point.  While at first skeptical about the need for
> clarification, I tried stepping back to look at the statement from the
> point of view of a relative newcomer.  I now think you are correct.
> Someone might think the Guidelines are hinting (and being coy by not
> mentioning names) that those machine verification applications are what we
> are referring to.  I would support asking the editors to add a sentence of
> clarification.
> Might it be as simple as restating the existing sentence?
> "The checkpoints have been written so that it will be possible [for a
> person/an author] to verify when they have been satisfied."

Counter proposal:

   Each checkpoint is specific enough so that someone
   reviewing a page or site may verify that the 
   checkpoint has been satisfied.

 - Ian

Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org) 
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Received on Sunday, 14 March 1999 18:51:16 UTC

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