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Re: Proposal for 1.5 success criteria

From: Graham Oliver <graham_oliver@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 20:37:33 +0000 (GMT)
Message-ID: <20011217203733.29191.qmail@web10005.mail.yahoo.com>
To: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Hi Cynthia
Yes I like this, its really easy to understand which I
value.
One of the ways that I try and describe the separation
of the content and structure of a page from its
presentation, is 

separate
'what is being communicated' 
from 
'how it is communicated' 

Merry Christmas
Graham

 --- Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com> wrote: >
Here's my action item from the 6th - reworked
> success criteria for 1.5
> 
> You will have successfully separated content and
> structure from
> presentation if:
> 1.	A user can change the presentation to meet
> his/her needs, for
> example by applying a different stylesheet
> 2.	The following can be derived programmatically
> from the content:
> a.	A logical, linear reading order
> b.	Hierarchical elements, such as headings,
> paragraphs and lists
> c.	Relationships between elements, such as
> cross-references and
> associations between labels and controls
> d.	Emphasis
> 
> 
> I've taken out the stuff about markup and data
> models.  This is mostly
> because I don't think it matters how the structure
> is made
> programmatically available, as long as it *is* made
> programmatically
> available.  This approach is also more flexible for
> future technologies,
> and a lot less wordy.  I added #1 because I felt
> that user control
> needed to be made more explicit.
> 
> Let me know what you think,
> Cynthia
>  

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