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Re: Reason Clause (Was RE: Checkpoint 2.3)

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 15:16:54 -0500
Message-ID: <39FDD736.688F1320@w3.org>
To: "Bailey, Bruce" <Bruce_Bailey@ed.gov>
CC: "'Kynn Bartlett'" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>, "'Web Content Accessibility Guidelines'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "'Jason White'" <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
"Bailey, Bruce" wrote:
> 
> [snip]
> > Hmm...  I am beginning to believe that we should standardize each
> > checkpoint with a <benefit>...</benefit> section which would define
> > what exactly each checkpoint does.  I very much like the way how you
> > have been presenting the usefulness of each, which also helps with
> > increased perception of the _need_ for each checkpoint.

This is "the impact matrix" fleshed out...

 _ Ian

> > This means that for each checkpoint now we would have to insert a
> > "reason" clause.  I think that's doable and in fact I think it is
> > mandatory.  Should this be a separate discussion about document
> > structure and format?
> [snip]
> 
> This would, IMHO, be most welcome.  There are a few check points I would
> love to see the rational for!

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