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Re: Suggested format for the WCAG 2.0

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 12:47:55 -0500 (EST)
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
cc: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>, <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "GL - WAI Guidelines WG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0103161245300.4345-100000@tux.w3.org>
Hynn's point is really important - at the end of the day there are a number
of questions like "did you put a picture in your page? If so did you do it
using the img element, the object element, as a background property, by using
pre to construct a diagram using characters, ...

If we use the term element it will be understood by people who know the
languages (HTML or whatever) to mean a particular language element. Most of
our requirements are about page components and the way they function.

Charles

On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Kynn Bartlett wrote:
  >At 09:05 AM 3/16/01 -0600, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
  >>The last item is a statement that this element is not used.

  I'm not sure what the term "element" means here.  The example --
  of the IMG HTML element -- may imply that we are talking about
  markup elements, or that we are talking about particular
  "components" of a technology.

  It might make more sense to say that the last item is a statement
  that the checkpoint does not apply _BECAUSE_ "no images are used
  on the page" or whatever.

  --Kynn
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