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Re: Validity as a technique

From: Matt May <mcmay@bestkungfu.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 17:30:40 -0800
Message-Id: <83DEE1A2-7345-4DB2-8631-3C8258008B41@bestkungfu.com>
Cc: "Yvette Hoitink" <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
To: "Bailey, Bruce" <Bruce.Bailey@ed.gov>
On Nov 7, 2005, at 4:38 PM, Bailey, Bruce wrote:
> > In my proposal, we wouldn't need to address validity at all in our
> > guidelines and view validity as a technique to ensure the other
> > accessibility requirements can be met.  As such I propose to delete
> > them from the guidelines (all levels) and only talk about  
> techniques.
> Great!  The omission of an explicit reference to validity in WCAG2  
> SC is one of the compromises I have offered as being acceptable to  
> the “don’t compromise the importance of validity” faction.

Omitting HTML validity at the guideline level would be acceptable to  
me. I think the language already in the guidelines document is  
sufficient guidance.

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