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Re: First Stab at Set of Principles for 'Minimum Conformance'

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 10:51:12 -0000
Message-ID: <01d801c15c79$cd96e0e0$ca969dc3@emedia.co.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

"Anne Pemberton":
> No minimum conformance will be acceptable without inclusion of the
needs of
> the cognitively and reading disabled population. It makes no difference
> whether a blind person is faced with a page of graphics without alt
text or
> a reading disabled person is faced with a page of text without
> illustrations, they are equally inaccessible to the respective users.
> Either situation presents as "no access" to the user.

> >6. The Guideline must be easy to implement
> >
> >7. The Guideline must be easily verifiable (this is
> >part of the Draft Requirements)

Such requirements would generally fail these rquirements, so much
material is certainly not easy to illustrate, and how do you propose to
test for it?

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