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

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 09:07:10 -0500
Message-ID: <6EED8F7006A883459D4818686BCE3B3B0F754A@MAIL01.austin.utexas.edu>
To: "WATANABE Takayuki" <nabe@comm.twcu.ac.jp>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Cc: <nabe@lab.twcu.ac.jp>

Thank you for sending this update!

"Good design is accessible design." 
John Slatin, Ph.D.
Director, Accessibility Institute
University of Texas at Austin
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-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of WATANABE Takayuki
Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 5:22 pm
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Cc: nabe@lab.twcu.ac.jp
Subject: Re: Action item: provide examples of usability issues not covered

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

WCAG 2.0 Guideline 3.1 L3 SC
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."

WATANABE Takayuki <nabe@lab.twcu.ac.jp>
Tokyo Woman's Christian University
Received on Monday, 18 October 2004 14:07:16 UTC

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