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Re: Comments on 27 May 2005 WD of XHTML 2.0

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 16:50:27 -0400
Message-Id: <p06110405bf2a8c5188e7@[192.168.221.14]>
To: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>, wai-xtech@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

At 6:05 PM +0200 8/18/05, Christophe Strobbe wrote:
>Hi Al,
>
>At 17:21 18/08/2005, Al Gilman wrote:
>
>>At 7:35 PM +0200 8/17/05, Christophe Strobbe wrote:
>>>(...)
>>>The comments in the attached HTML file were written as requests, 
>>>comments etc to the HTML WG.
>>>Some comments are related to accessibility: these can all be found 
>>>by searching the word "accessibility" (marked with <strong> and in 
>>>red) in the document. (...)
>>
>>Christophe,
>>
>>(...)
>>I (...) suggest that you post these on
>>www-html as personal questions without waiting for further comment.
>
>OK. Would you like me to feed back comments from www-html if they are
>related to accessibility?

Yes, please.

For example, some sort of link to the [thread in the] list archive
with a brief or longer topic or outcome statement.

>>I suspect that various of the ones flagged as accessibility concerns
>>may have simple technical answers, such as that if the content model in a
>>DTD says PCDATA, then markup *is* acceptable in that content.
>
>Then I have been misinterpreting SGML and XML DTDs for more than 5 years.
>As far as I know, if a content model says, e.g.
>   <!ELEMENT TEXTAREA - - (#PCDATA)>
>then no element content is allowed.
>(See also "mixed content" in XML 1.0:
>http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-xml-20040204/#sec-mixed-content.)

Yes, do raise the question.  If the DTD prohibits markup in the 'title' element
it's broken.  They will agree.

Al

>>(...)
>>In your @@todo: improve stylesheet notation --
>>Do you mean that you are taking back an action item to propose
>>improvements or you are asking them to improve it.  If the latter,
>>you will be most effective with concrete suggestions such as the
>>one about making sure that background and foreground text
>>colors are set atomically (both or neither) in the style rules.
>
>The '@@todo: improve stylesheet' was a reminder to myself, but it
>is unlikely that I will find time to add more suggestions.
>(The HTML WG knows the default style sheet needs more work.)
>
>Christophe
>
>>Al
>>
>
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