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

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Tue, 02 May 2000 08:26:07 -0500
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To: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
Cc: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
It seems to me that JavaScript is what people would more likely be looking 
for accessibility information on, than a topic called the DOM.


At 07:21 AM 5/2/00 -0400, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:
>I have included "DOM" in the list.
>At 11:10 AM 4/28/00 , Jon Gunderson wrote:
>>I would like to see "JavaScript" under the added requirements in the 
>>following section:
>>1. Add requirements beyond HTML and CSS
>>I know that scripting is alluded to in the following statement:
>>"Clearly specify how content that is tailored according to client or user 
>>capabilities may conform (dynamic content or database driven)"
>>But I think it should have its own section for some of the following reasons:
>>1. What is the "standard" or "recommended" way to support the DOM. 
>>Currently IE and NN support different models for access the DOM with scripting.
>>2. Designing for device independence.
>>3. Identifying open versus proprietary scripting markup techniques
>>Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
>>Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
>>Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
>>Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
>>College of Applied Life Studies
>>University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
>>1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820
>>Voice: (217) 244-5870
>>Fax: (217) 333-0248
>>E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
>>WWW: http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~jongund
>>WWW: http://www.w3.org/wai/ua
>wendy a chisholm
>world wide web consortium
>web accessibility initiative
>madison, wi usa
>tel: +1 608 663 6346

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
College of Applied Life Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820

Voice: (217) 244-5870
Fax: (217) 333-0248

E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu

WWW: http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~jongund
WWW: http://www.w3.org/wai/ua
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