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Re: WCAG In Haiku; From William's Terse Version; Hope These Are Helpful

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@erols.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 18:00:43 -0400
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To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

         Great poem .... I've added a verse ..... <grin>


At 04:16 PM 8/22/01 +0100, Sean B. Palmer wrote:
>A) Presentation
>When you have non-text
>Provide text equivalents.
>Text repurposes
>Reveal the structure.
>Logical order is good
>Showing it, better
>Use presentation!
>Clarify and emphacize
>Paint form on data
>B) Interaction
>Assist the users;
>Allow the user control
>Of access and search
>Make things consistent
>Consistency's a good thing
>Don't confuse users
>Give user control
>For changing views of pages
>The user laughs last
>C) Comprehension
>Write clear and simple
>As much as appropriate
>This is common sense

Illustrate your content
Make it simple and clear
Users will return.

>Break information
>Into manageable chunks
>Easier to use
>Outline and index
>Illustrate and summarize
>Organize your work!
>D) Technology
>When writing pages
>Use accessible markup
>Like W3C stuff
>Don't abuse markup
>Follow specifications.
>There for a reason
>Transform gracefully
>People still use old browsers
>Use new, support old
>Appendix 1) References and Acknowledgements
>William's terse thing
>Is available at http://rdf.pair.com/xguide.htm
>And really kicks-ass
>Kindest Regards,
>Sean B. Palmer
>@prefix : <http://webns.net/roughterms/> .
>:Sean :hasHomepage <http://purl.org/net/sbp/> .

Anne Pemberton

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