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Re: Proposed checkpoints for WCAG

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@crosslink.net>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 10:37:29 -0400
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To: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

	I like your general requirement and would love to see some variation of it
included as guideline 1.1. It presents the essence of what accessibility
can and should be on the web. 


At 10:34 AM 4/27/2000 +1000, Jason White wrote:
>There should be a general requirement (and I am not sure how best to
>express it) that rich visual, auditory and tactile presentations be
>readily derivable from the content, and that they accurately reflect the
>structural and semantic distinctions captured by the markup. To some
>extent, this will require the assitance of style sheets (and this concern
>is a partial motivation for the checkpoint proposed above regarding style
>sheets); but the basic intention here is that an effective and consistent
>presentation be available in whatever happens to be the user's preferred
>medium (or combination of media).
Anne L. Pemberton
Enabling Support Foundation
Received on Friday, 28 April 2000 11:22:35 UTC

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