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Ill-defined terms in WCAG 2

From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 15:22:49 -0400
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To: WAI-GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

If, for some unsupportable reason that has long since been buried by 
a mountain of contrary evidence, the Working Group continues to hold 
that the term "semantics" is too hard to define in the sense in which 
standards-compliant Web developers fluently use it, then I have a 
question to ask.

What are you going to do about the following terms? No working Web 
developer knows what these are.

	programmatically determined
	delivery unit
	programmatic user interface components
	dictionary cascade

Yet every standardista knows what "semantics" means. Shouldn't you be 
worrying about rewriting the terms above into something readily 
understandable rather than picking on me for pointing out a term 
already in wide and undisputed use?

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