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RE: [12] Use of headings

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 14:18:09 -0500
Message-ID: <B3DC65CD2AA7EF449E554548C6FE1111E0A35D@MAIL01.austin.utexas.edu>
To: "Ben Caldwell" <caldwell@trace.wisc.edu>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Works for me, Ben, thanks!

John

John Slatin, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Technology & Learning
University of Texas at Austin
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-----Original Message-----
From: Ben Caldwell [mailto:caldwell@trace.wisc.edu] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 2:15 pm
To: John M Slatin; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Subject: RE: [12] Use of headings


John,

Good point. How do the following revisions sound?

Required Success Criteria for Checkpoint 1.1
Best Practice for Checkpoint 1.1
Definitions for Checkpoint 1.1 (Informative)
Benefits of Checkpoint 1.1 (Informative)
Examples of Checkpoint 1.1 (Informative)

-Ben

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On 
> Behalf Of John M Slatin
> Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 1:35 PM
> To: Ben Caldwell; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [12] Use of headings
> 
> 
> Ben, the proposal does sound reasonable.  But I notice that the 
> proposed text for definition headings puts the numbers first (1.1.2 
> etc.) whereas the others put the words first (Success criteria for 
> ...).  I'd suggest putting the letters first, both for consistency's 
> sake and because it makes navigation faster.  For example, people who 
> use JAWS or Home Page Reader can navigate the headings list 
> alphabetically: hit "D" and you jump to the next item in the list that

> begins with that letter.  If the numerals come first, it'll take 
> longer, since there's 1.1.1, 1.1.2, etc., plus the possibility of even

> deepr nesting.
> 
> John
> 
> John Slatin, Ph.D.
> Director, Institute for Technology & Learning
> University of Texas at Austin
> FAC 248C
> 1 University Station G9600
> Austin, TX 78712
> ph 512-495-4288, f 512-495-4524
> email jslatin@mail.utexas.edu
> web http://www.ital.utexas.edu
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Caldwell [mailto:caldwell@trace.wisc.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 1:25 pm
> To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [12] Use of headings
> 
> 
> 
> Gregg asked:
> 
> > Sounds good.   You mean like adding the number of the respective
> guideline
> > /
> > checkpoint to the repetitive heading to make the headings unique?
> 
> Yes. Checkpoint 1.1 would include checkpoint numbers in headings as
> follows:
> 
> Required Success Criteria for Checkpoint 1.1
> Best Practice for Checkpoint 1.1
> 1.1 Definitions (Informative)
> 1.1 Benefits (Informative)
> 1.1 Examples (Informative)
> 
> I've modified the XSL for our draft to insert these numbers 
> automatically and will include it in the next draft.
> 
> Does this sound like a reasonable proposed resolution to Issue #12 
> [1]?
> 
> -Ben
> 
> [1] http://trace.wisc.edu/bugzilla_wcag/show_bug.cgi?id=12
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