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list of minor edits to latest WCAG 2 draft

From: Ben Caldwell <caldwell@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 22:03:41 -0500
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The following is a list of simple edits and corrections made to the
April 24 working draft in preparation for the June 26 draft:

General changes applied throughout:

1. capitalized all occurrences of “Web” (per W3C Style Guide)
2. changed all success criteria to lower case for consistency throughout
draft
3. changed all occurrences of Braille to braille (per W3C Style Guide)

Introduction

1. Table of Contents – Guideline 3 – duplicate text removed.
2. 5 Magic words - Perceivable, Operable,  Navigable, Understandable,
Robust (updated appropriate references)
3. How to read this document, top layer, item #3 – fixed typo and
updated reference to number of checkpoints
4. Alternate wording proposed for Checkpoint 4.3 removed 
5. Under Audience, added a link to Education and Outreach.

Guideline 1

1. Checkpoint 1.2, minimum level, 1st bullet: now reads, “The audio
description should include all significant visual information in scenes,
actions and events (that can't be perceived from the sound track) to the
extent possible given the constraints posed by the existing audio track
(and constraints on freezing the audio/visual program to insert
additional auditory description). was “The audio description should
include all significant visual information in scenes, actions and events
(that can't be perceived from the sound track) is provided to the extent
possible given the constraints posed by the existing audio track (and
constraints on freezing the audio/visual program to insert additional
auditory description.”

Guideline 2

1. checkpoint 2.1, benefits – changed “functionality of the product” to
“functionality of the Web Content or site.”

2. Checkpoint 2.2, Benefits now reads, “People with reading
disabilities, cognitive disabilities, and learning disabilities often
need additional time to read and comprehend written text. was “People
with reading disabilities, cognitive disabilities, and learning
disabilities often need longer than most people to read and comprehend
written text.” 

Guideline 3

1. Guideline 3 - Redundant text removed
2. Checkpoint 3.2 Example 1 began “Identifying chapters in the title of
a chapter…” and now reads “Identifying chapters in the structure of a
document…”
3. Checkpoint 3.4 Benefits – changed end of paragraph 1 sentence from
“navigate, orient themselves.” To “navigate and orient themselves.”
4. Checkpoint 3.6, level 3, item #1 – “directly generate the text” to
“directly generate input text” (wasn’t clear what “the” referred to)

Guideline 4

1. Checkpoint 4.3, Minimum Level, Item 1 – wording simplified from
“Acronyms and Abbreviations are defined the first time they appear in
text.” to “Acronyms and Abbreviations are defined the first time they
appear.” (wasn’t clear if it meant define them using text or define them
the first time they appear in the text.)

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Trace Research and Development Center (http://trace.wisc.edu)   
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