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Re: issues with examples in WCAG 1.0

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2000 14:08:11 -0400
Message-ID: <39048D8B.4E46676E@w3.org>
To: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, "'w3c-wai-gl@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Ian Jacobs wrote:
> 
> Cynthia Shelly wrote:
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > It's not entirely clear when reading the guidelines that the examples are
> > non-normative.
> 
> Cynthia,
> 
> Section 3 says that for each checkpoint there are:
> 
>   "Optional informative notes, clarifying examples,
>    and cross references to related guidelines or checkpoints. "
> 
> The "informative" is supposed to distribute to the whole sentence.

I just took a look at the UA Guidelines and I think that we
need to clearly identify which notes are examples, which are references,
which are bound to the checkpoint to clarify it (and thus have
normative weight).

 -Ian

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