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Re: WCAG review 1 - making content clear and futtcher proofing

From: Lisa Seeman <lisa@ubaccess.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 18:54:19 +0200
Message-ID: <42F0F6BB.5030307@ubaccess.com>
To: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
CC: WAI-GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>


>
> Which (X)HTML elements *in use today* would unambiguously provide that 
> programmatic determination? (Do not respond that WCAG2 must be 
> technology-neutral; if you can't make a guideline work today, your 
> guideline *doesn't work*.)
>
<em> tag would do it
Simple and easy

>> Issue 4: Re: A mechanism is available for identifying specific
>> definitions of words used in an unusual or restricted way, including
>> idioms and jargon. [I]
>>
>> Lisa: I would add the word confusing so that it reads "words used in an
>> unusual, confusing or restricted way"
>
>
> Guidelines requiring definitions must be eliminated. They aren't the 
> author's responsibility. You got a problem with a word, *you* look it up.
>
I do not understand this - text can be confusing without being  used in 
an unusual or restricted way. I wanted to include the extra case of 
confusing.

Best
Lisa
Received on Wednesday, 3 August 2005 15:55:41 GMT

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