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[1.3] Alternative proposal for guideline text

From: Yvette Hoitink <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 00:02:19 +0200
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Hello everyone,

During the call tonight I suggested the following guideline text for 1.3:
"ensure that the structure and function of the web content do not depend on
the presentation"

Gregg pointed out that it doesn't make sense for structure to depend on
presentation, it's the perception of structure that shouldn't depend on the
presentation. That would make it something like:

"Ensure that the perception of structure and function of the web content do
not depend on the presentation".

My rationale for this proposal was that the accessibility problems arise
when the content is presented in a different way than the author anticipated
(for example: in speech instead of visual, or without colors). This proposal
also gets rid of the 'where permitted' phrase from Joe Clark's proposal.

Yvette Hoitink
Heritas, Enschede, the Netherlands
E-mail: y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl
WWW: http://www.heritas.nl 
Received on Thursday, 2 June 2005 22:02:24 UTC

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