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New Techniques Working Draft

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2000 08:06:43 -0400
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I have incorporated Andi's suggestion that checkpoints of different 
priorities are not grouped together.  Let me know what you think.

The main Techniques document is at: 
HTML is at:  http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WD-WCAG10-HTML-TECHS-20000808
CSS is at:  http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WD-WCAG10-CSS-TECHS-20000808

The change log is at: http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wai-gl-techniques-changes.html

Changes for this draft are listed here as well.

Version WD-WCAG10-TECHS-20000808

CSS Techniques
Dividing the section on colors into 2 sections: "Color Contrast" and
     "Ensuring information is not in color alone"
Deleted references to checkpoint 11.3 from "Using style sheet
     positioning and markup to transform gracefully"

HTML Techniques
deleted all of the checkpoints except 13.2 from the list of checkpoints
     "in this section" at the beginning of the Metadata section.
Deleted the link to checkpoint 13.2 in "the LINK element and navigation
Deleted the link to checkpoint 13.6 in "Structrual grouping"
Included a link to "Grouping and bypassing links" from the bulleted list
     under "Structural Grouping"
Divided the "Language Information" section into two sections:
     "Identifying changes in language" and "Indentifying the primary language."
Divided the "Tables of data" section into: "Providing summary
     information" and "Identifyin g rows and column information" and moved some
     of the info to the "Linearizing tables" section .
Created a subsection called "Text for images used as links" in the "Link
     text" section.
Deleted the suggestions to use "tabindex" in the "Grouping and bypassing
     links" section.
Divided the "Image maps" section into: "Text equivalents for client-side
     image maps", "Redundant text links for client-side image maps",
     "Client-side versus server-side image maps ", and "Server-side image
     maps". This required moving some content around, merging, dividing..et
Linked to the "Grouping and bypassing links" section from the "Redundant
     text links for c lient-side image maps" section.
Deleted the "Audio and Video produced by dynamic objects"  section and
     incorporated it into the "Directly accessible applets" section.
Moved things around in the Scripts section to create the following
     sections: "Graceful transformation of scripts", "Scripts that cause
     flickering", "Scripts that cause mo vement and blinking", "Directly
     accessible scripts", "Alternative presentation of scripts", " Page updates
     and new windows". A couple of these sections existed already, but there
     was  a lot of merging, separating, and merging.
fixed typo in example of link types
fixed typos. created link to CSS techs for positioning table effects
     from table section

wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346
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