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Re: Validity as a technique

From: Lisa Seeman <lisa@ubaccess.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 13:24:12 +0200
To: Lisa Seeman <lisa@ubaccess.com>, Yvette Hoitink <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-id: <02c301c5e458$71e03060$1d0aa8c0@IBM4CD7E5EACA1>

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lisa Seeman" <lisa@ubaccess.com>
To: "Yvette Hoitink" <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>; <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2005 5:26 AM
Subject: Re: Validity as a technique

>> I propose to delete the requirement for validity from our guidelines and
>> instead list it as a necessary but not sufficient technique for all the
>> success criteria that require something can be 'programmatically
>> determined'. I think this would solve many of the problems:
> I don't think this will work because  the whole document needs to be 
> machine parse - able and hence valid, not just specific sections of the 
> document.
> On the other hand  techniques tend to refer to sections of content that 
> have a specific element or type of content. Adding  validation to 
> techniques will blur the need of full document validation.
> All the best
> Lisa
Received on Tuesday, 8 November 2005 11:35:49 UTC

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