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Words in place of optional

From: Lisa Seeman <lisa@ubaccess.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 18:11:45 +0200
Message-ID: <42E7B241.8080704@ubaccess.com>
To: wai-gl <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

I am a bit concerned with using the word optional for techniques that do 
not map to  success criteria.

Some techniques are less important and hence can be marked as optional. 
However a lot of important techniques for the accessibility of the 
content do not map to success criteria  because they are hard to test etc...

I think labeling them optional makes important techniques sound 
unimportant . I would prefer a term such as preferred , encouraged or 
advanced techniques.

All teh best

Lisa Seeman
Received on Wednesday, 27 July 2005 15:13:13 UTC

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