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Re: 1.6 revisited

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 04:57:13 -0400 (EDT)
To: Lisa Seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
cc: "W3c-Wai-Gl@W3.Org (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0209050455180.1744-100000@tux.w3.org>


please note that display of vowels as a concern is a stylistic question, and
there are style solutions in many cases. For example in SVG it is easy to
include vowels which are not actually displayed. Similarly in MathML, the
convention of writing

 ab insted of a.o or a times b is supported through the availability of the
invisibleTimes element.



On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Lisa Seeman wrote:

>We left the checkpoint 1.6 success criteria of
>  1.. symbols such as diacritic marks that are found in standard usage of
>the natural language of the content, and necessary for unambiguous
>interpretation of words, are present or another standard mechanism for
>disambiguation is provided.
>  as level two  until I had done more research . I now consider that action
>item as done, although clearly it is an open ended and developing situation.
>I propose to move this success criteria up to level one.
>(again, the reasoning is up at http://ubaccess.com/Hebrew-access.html)
>to make this easer on a web authors we may need PF to request meta data
>option that allows for partial vowels, and browser defaults to not having
>them  viewable.
>This may also be appropriate solution for Cynthia concern that vowels can be
>considered unprofessional in Russian.
>All the best,
>Lisa Seeman
>UnBounded Access
>Widen the World Web

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