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[Issue 317] Color

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 00:37:49 -0500
Message-Id: <200404180537.i3I5bsML020959@jalopy.cae.wisc.edu>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

I was assigned the color checkpoints to work on cleanup

They currently read:

LEVEL 1:  Success Criteria for Guideline 1.3
Any information presented through color is also available without color (for
example through context or markup or coding that does not depend on color).
@@issue 317?
Note: 

Color must be interpretable by a user agent so that the user doesn't have to
look at markup to determine meaning.

LEVEL 2:  Success Criteria for Guideline 1.3 
Information presented using color is also available without color and
without having to interpret markup (for example through context or text
coding). @@issue 317 [V]



ISSUES
- it is not clear what is meant by code.  It is supposed to mean that you
mark the materials in a visual fashion that can be viewed without needed
special user agent or feature.  But coding sounds a lot like markup. 

- level 1 should allow markup as solution.  Then level 2 would go further
and make it directly accessible. 


POTENTIAL REWORDING

LEVEL 1:  Success Criteria for Guideline 1.3
Any information presented through color is also available without color (for
example through markup or context or characters or symbols that accompany
the color coding) [I]

Note:  If markup is used, markup must be interpretable by a user agent so
that the user doesn't have to look at markup to determine meaning.

LEVEL 2:  Success Criteria for Guideline 1.3 
Information presented using color is also available without color and
without having to interpret markup (for example through context or or
characters or symbols that accompany the color coding).   [V]



Gregg

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