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Re: Including content modes in 4.1

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 23:59:20 -0400 (EDT)
To: Joe Clark <joeclark@contenu.nu>
cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0107312349200.29491-100000@tux.w3.org>
The issue is that certain orthographies, particularly when used in certain
conventional ways, can create accessibility problems. This was discussed at
some length on this list over the last few months - please read the short
thread (or at least the first message) starting at
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2001AprJun/0513 for a recent
discussion. As far as I know the issue was first raised in this group by Lisa
Seeman in the thread starting at
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2001AprJun/0086 which is also
worth a read.

Cheers

Charles

On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Joe Clark wrote:

  Vowel marks and any other characteristic of the writing system are
  irrelevant to the specification of "natural" language. You can write
  Serbo-Croat in Latin or Cyrillic characters; are you saying we have
  to notate that?
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