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Re: Action item: provide examples of usability issues not covered

From: WATANABE Takayuki <nabe@comm.twcu.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 07:22:07 +0900
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Cc: nabe@lab.twcu.ac.jp
Message-Id: <20041018071513.51FB.NABE@comm.twcu.ac.jp>

I'm sorry I found a similar guideline was already mentioned in WCAG
2.0.

WCAG 2.0 Guideline 3.1 L3 SC
<quote>
Alternative representations: summaries, paraphrases, examples,
illustrations, and symbolic languages 

Adding non-text content to the site for key pages or sections
specifically to make the site more understandable by users who cannot
understand the text only version of the site.
</quote>


On Sat, 16 Oct 2004 19:31:40 +0900 WATANABE Takayuki <nabe@comm.twcu.ac.jp> wrote:

> During October 7 teleconference, I took an action item to provide
> examples of usability issues that are not covered in WCAG 2.0.
> (discuss at Dublin F2F).
> 
> I enclose some examples I found so far.
> 
> (1) JIS X 8341-3 5.9.f) "Web content should be prepared not just with
> text, but also with intelligible icons, illustrations, and audio
> content." is the first example I would like to refer.
> 
> It has an informative reference that says "Additional information such
> as intelligible icons, symbols, audio, etc. may be effective for
> understanding and operation by those who have difficulty understanding
> text content, such as those with learning difficulty. Figure 34 shows
> an example of explanation using both text and illustration."

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WATANABE Takayuki <nabe@lab.twcu.ac.jp>
Tokyo Woman's Christian University
Received on Sunday, 17 October 2004 22:22:43 GMT

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