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RE: Disambiguation Re: Verified issues - week of 26 April

From: Yvette P. Hoitink <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>
Date: Sun, 2 May 2004 22:01:58 +0200
To: "'WAI-GL'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20040502200059.B551EA127C@frink.w3.org>

Chaals asked:

> > The Web 
> >Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 will be laughed out of 
> town if it 
> >even flirts with the idea of forcing us to use markup like <span 
> >title="it has">it's</span>.
> 
> Do you have 5 examples of "it's" which mean "it has", please?

It's been a great effort to create 5 examples. It's gotten to the point
where it's succeeded. It's meant that the dog remained in the mall. The
puppy was left behind, it's forgotten. It's owner was an eleven year old
child. It's forgotten to take the dog home. 

The last three sentences show three different meanings of "it's". Especially
"it's forgotten" may mean either it has forgotten (active) or it is
forgotten (passive) which can't always be resolved from context.

Yvette Hoitink
Heritas, Enschede, the Netherlands
E-mail: y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl
WWW: http://www.heritas.nl
Received on Sunday, 2 May 2004 16:00:59 GMT

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