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RE: BIG ISSUE -- re Delivery Units - Better term?

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 22:19:05 -0600
To: "'Jason White'" <jasonw@ariel.its.unimelb.edu.au>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006d01c62f8b$76c9bcd0$ee8cfea9@NC6000BAK>

> but "delivery unit" was created by WCAG.  

Actually delivery unit was created by DI too. 

Check out. http://www.w3.org/TR/di-gloss/ 

>From the Device Independent Glossary
Delivery Unit
    A set of material transferred between two cooperating web programs as
the response to a single HTTP request. The transfer might, for example, be
between an origin server and a user agent.
    Users are not normally aware of individual delivery units.


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Subject: Re: BIG ISSUE -- re Delivery Units - Better term?

On Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 06:11:07PM -0600, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
> Yes - A delivery unit is a resource.
> And a primary resource is a delivery unit. 
> But non-primary resources are also delivery units.  So we can't use
> unit in our provisions.    (or they become impossible to conform to.
> we want to redefine the term - which we can't do). 
You could in fact redefine the term, as it was a WCAG invention in the first
place. "Authored unit" was created by the device independence working group,
Received on Sunday, 12 February 2006 04:19:15 UTC

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