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RE: issues with examples in WCAG 1.0

From: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2000 11:10:42 -0700
Message-ID: <71EFB697F464184990DF0AC5B050E9EE14F0CA@red-msg-17.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "'Ian Jacobs'" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: "'w3c-wai-gl@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Hi Ian,

That text is pretty clear, but I'm thinking more about the people who skip
right to the guidelines themselves (without reading the introductory
material). Could we add a link or icon or something to each instance of
example text, so even the skip 'n' skim crowd would notice?


-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Jacobs [mailto:ij@w3.org]
Sent: Monday, April 24, 2000 11:02 AM
To: Cynthia Shelly
Cc: 'w3c-wai-gl@w3.org'
Subject: Re: issues with examples in WCAG 1.0

Cynthia Shelly wrote:
> Hi All,
> It's not entirely clear when reading the guidelines that the examples are
> non-normative.


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.

 - Ian

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Received on Monday, 24 April 2000 15:01:30 UTC

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