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RE: [#829] Linear reading order should be level 1

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 13:25:18 -0500
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To: "Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>, "Michael Cooper" <michaelc@watchfire.com>, "WAI GL (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

I agree.

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-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG
Sent: Monday, June 21, 2004 1:18 pm
To: Michael Cooper; WAI GL (E-mail)
Subject: Re: [#829] Linear reading order should be level 1

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Cooper" <michaelc@watchfire.com>
To: "WAI GL (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, June 21, 2004 8:11 PM
Subject: [#829] Linear reading order should be level 1

In mapping HTML techniques to the guidelines, the techniques working
group mapped linearization of documents to the first level 3 success
criterion in guideline 2.4 [1]. Although this seemed to be the
appropriate mapping, we believe this should be a level 1 issue, not a
level 3 issue. Therefore we propose that this success criterion be moved
to level 1.


Roberto Scano:
I agree with Michael. Without guarantee of linearization of the
contents, how can we assure to people that use screen readers to
understand the contents?
Received on Monday, 21 June 2004 14:25:30 UTC

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