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Re: WCAG20 Comments 20030429 Draft

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 18:41:06 -0400
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To: Brant Langer Gurganus <brantgurganus2001@cherokeescouting.org>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

The document was fixed, republished and validates. Thanks for catching this.
Your other comments are good.  We'll make those changes in the source for 
the next draft.

re: linking to editors' companies: it is not typical W3C style to link to 
organizations. None of the editors want to include email addresses because 
we are already dealing with an abundance of spam.

Thank you,

At 05:28 PM 4/29/2003, Brant Langer Gurganus wrote:

>W3C Server Issue: The Content-Type header is sending charset=UTF-8 which 
>overrides the XML Prolog which claims ISO-8859-1.  This causes extended 
>characters that are valid in ISO-8859-1 but not in UTF-8 such as the 
>copyright character to appear as diamonds with a question mark in them in 
>Mozilla.  The W3C HTML Validator even caught this:
>"Sorry, I am unable to validate this document because on lines 87, 89 it 
>contained one or more bytes that I cannot interpret as utf-8 (in other 
>words, the bytes found are not valid values in the specified Character 
>Encoding). Please check both the content of the file and the character 
>encoding indication."
>Editors listing:
>It would be nice if the list of editors were hyperlinked to the respective 
>companies/organizations and depending on existence and editor preference, 
>either the editor's personal page or e-mail address.
>The second reviewers note in Checkpoint 5.4 has a missing space between 
>"WCAG 2.0" and "refer".
>Quotation mark style is inconsistent.  Some places use hacker-style in 
>which the punctuation is outside the quotation marks.  Other places use 
>standard English style with punctuation inside the quotation marks.
>Compare: Type "this."   Standard Style
>          Type "this".   Hacker Style
>See http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/Hacker-Writing-Style.html for 
>some more examples.  As this is technical documentation, I prefer Hacker 
>Style.  Whichever is chosen, it should be consistent.
>Brant Langer Gurganus
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wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
Received on Tuesday, 29 April 2003 18:43:35 UTC

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