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Re: Proposal deriving from checkpoint 2.1

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@erols.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2001 17:10:22 -0400
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To: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>, jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au, Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>, Web Content Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

         "Provide a variety of interaction modes" deserve your jargon 
alert! From the uses I make of the web, I consider "interaction" to be the 
various shockwave/flash games, puzzles, quizzes, slide shows, and 
input/output schemes that are the joy of the kids!  And yes, I would love 
to see more of these .... but somehow I don't think that is what everyone 
is envisioning ... Or is it?


At 01:52 PM 8/3/01 -0400, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:
>2.1 used to read:  2.1 Provide more than one path or method to find content.
>I propose that for the next draft, we include both checkpoints - as 
>discussed yesterday.  However, the success criteria for 2.1 (more than one 
>navigation mechanism) needs a note similar to what we are doing for the 
>input errors checkpoint.
>I'm still not sure that this really captures the issue.  The "what" is 
>that people interact with content in different ways, therefore you ought 
>to facilitate the various interaction modes in order to benefit the widest 
>range of users.
>Could we just say that?  "Provide a variety of interaction modes"  (jargon 
>alert!)  This is similar to "Provide a variety of presentation modes" 
>which is basically what 3.4 boils down to.

Anne Pemberton

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