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Re: Minimum Set = eliminate barriers with aid of AT.

From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 19:15:11 +1100
Message-ID: <15326.24975.50692.734729@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Web Content Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Kynn Bartlett writes:
 > At 12:33 PM -0600 2001/10/28, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
 > >The checkpoints in the minimum set are those which, if satisfied,
 > >eliminate barriers that would otherwise prevent an identifiable group
 > >of users, (with the aid of client-side software and assistive
 > >technologies), from reading, understanding, navigating or interacting
 > >with the content.
 > 
 > Sounds somewhat exclusionary for groups of end users for which there
 > is no identifiable "assistive technologies"

Actually this is an understandable misinterpretation of the principle,
which results from a genuine ambiguity in my original wording.

A reformulation will be posted in my next message which, I hope, will
be improved in this respect.
Received on Tuesday, 30 October 2001 03:15:23 GMT

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