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Re: Other issues

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 11:27:30 -0500
Message-ID: <36F66F72.BCCBC15A@w3.org>
To: Chetz Colwell <c.g.colwell@herts.ac.uk>
CC: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Chetz Colwell wrote:
> Hi,

Hello Chetz, thanks for the comments!

> Should Checkpoint 1.1 have a similar note as in 1.6 for important images?

Instead, I propose removing the note from 1.6: 

        When replacing ASCII art with an image, specify a text 
        equivalent for the image. 

and make making a general statement in the rationale for the guideline
that reads:

      Note. When text equivalents become long
      (more than a sentence or two), shorten the text equivalent
      and add a description as well. See also Guideline 2.
> Should there be a link to the example of ASCII art from either the
> Guidelines or the Techniques?

> Should there be a link in the Guidelines to either mention of 'Brief
> descriptions of images' sections in the Techniques (1.2 and 2.7)?

The section on brief descriptions has been removed.
> Perhaps the mention of screen readers in the list at the beginning of
> Section A should have a link to the description of screen readers in
> Appendix C.

> Checkpoint 11.1 has a link "see also Guideline 11".  Is this a typo?

Yes, it has been fixed.
> Checkpoint 11.3 says "Provide keyboard short-cuts to links".  Does this
> mean for all links?  If there were many links on a page this would be
> impossible.

I will raise this as an issue with the WG.

Thank you,

 - Ian

Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org) 
Tel/Fax: (212) 684-1814 
Received on Monday, 22 March 1999 11:31:09 UTC

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