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Re: 4.1 latest version

From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>
Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2003 10:38:55 +1100
Message-ID: <15931.2319.884615.966641@jdc.local>
To: Web Content Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Avi Arditti writes:
 > 
 > The irony! You're right -- I should explain ...
 > 
 > How about:
 > 
 > 2) A controlled language is used (Controlled languages are designed to
 > make documents easier to understand and translate. They are based on
 > natural language, but use a restricted vocabulary and avoid complex
 > syntax. Controlled language standards generally limit words to a single
 > meaning and prescribe their use by part of speech. Much information
 > about controlled languages is available on the World Wide Web.)

This is excellent. The definition presumably belongs in the "definitions" section
underneath the success criteria: see checkpoint 1.1 for a suitable model.
Received on Friday, 31 January 2003 18:39:13 GMT

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