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Re: Summary of arguements FOR validity -- and another against -- and a third of alternatives

From: Livio Mondini <livio.mondini@tiuvizeta.it>
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 16:51:42 +0100
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 2005/11/5, Maurizio Boscarol <maurizio@usabile.it>:
> If a page isn't rendered, than it wouldn't pass any
guideline... you
> don't need a specific validation guideline: the system
simply doesn't
> work at all! And, according to principle 1, the content is
> perceivable: failed! It's so simple. (1)
Is simple? No, is wrong.  This page is rendered and
assistive technology work
properly, but only in a browser on one operating system, or
maybe in a
particular version of a browser. This is the problem, not
principle 1.
Principle is universal, i think, not version related. Your
is version related.

> Validation is just a different topic from accessibility,
> related and sometimes not (and related doesn't mean "it's
the same"!).
Sure, why this declaration? is an element, sure. For you is
the same?
or someone has said this???

> We need to address only validation problems that cause
problems to
> accessibility: and obviously we should do this by covering
them with all
> the other guidelines.
A list of problems for all browser, all operating system,
all device
and relative combinations? Sure? This is your solution?

> That said, validation can be a useful way for developers
to check their
> work, but not a legal criterium to check accessibility,
Validation is 1 criterium on 22, not the only. Only you
think on that.

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