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Re: Final review of WCAG requirements document prior to publication as a W3C note

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 May 2000 07:28:46 -0400
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To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>
Cc: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

it sounds like your requirement then is more general.  something along the 
lines of, "where there are widely implemented, inaccessible techniques, 
show examples of making them accessible."


At 11:45 PM 4/28/00 , Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>There is a problem in that this is an insufficient strategy for current
>technology. There are ways of writing things that are currently widely
>implemented and making them more accessible, and we should work on those.
>On Sat, 29 Apr 2000, Jason White wrote:
>   My personal preference would be to specify the DOM as the relevant
>   technology and to develop the techniques and strategies in a way that is
>   independent of the particular language (ecmascript, Java, or whatever)
>   that may be used. Of course, examples would be provided in specific
>   programming languages, but the requirement would be stated as a generic
>   one.
>Charles McCathieNevile    mailto:charles@w3.org    phone: +61 (0) 409 134 136
>W3C Web Accessibility Initiative                      http://www.w3.org/WAI
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wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
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