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Re: Common failures and baseline

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 09:40:32 +0200
Message-ID: <4472BC70.10407@w3development.de>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
> Johannes Koch wrote:
> as you did not comment on this, I assume, my reading is right.
> 
> GV: THIS APPEARS CORRECT IF I UNDERSTAND YOU. 

OK, thanks.

> Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
>  > If conformance with a success criterion  depends on it - yes.  It  >
> would fail twice.  Once for relying on a technology not in the  > baseline,
> and once for triggering the failure. If the content can  > conform without
> the technology (and it doesn't interfere) then it  > could still conform.
> 
> So the baseline has an influence on the "sufficiency" of a _technique_ to
> _pass_ a SC, but it has no influence on the "sufficiency" of a _failure_ to
> _fail_ a SC?
> 
> GV: NO.  THAT IS NOT WHAT THE SENTENCE ABOVE SAYS. READ THE LAST SENTENCE. 

I did read the last sentence ("If the content can conform without the 
technology (and it doesn't interfere) then it could still conform."). 
The word baseline does not appear there. So I assumed, the baseline 
itself has no influence on the sufficiency to fail. Why should something 
be a common failure if the content conforms without the technology and 
does not interfere?
-- 
Johannes Koch
In te domine speravi; non confundar in aeternum.
                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
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