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Definition of Relationship

From: David MacDonald <befree@magma.ca>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 15:53:08 -0400
Message-Id: <200607111953.k6BJrFqa027609@mail2.magma.ca>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
I had an action item to come up with a definition of "relationship" for the
glossary as it pertains to SC 1.3.1

 

1.3.1 Information and relationships conveyed through
<http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/appendixA.html#presentationdef> presentation
can be
<http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/appendixA.html#programmaticallydetermineddef>
programmatically determined, and notification of changes to these is
available to  <http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/appendixA.html#useragentdef> user
agents, including  <http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/appendixA.html#atdef>
assistive technologies. [How
<http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/Overview.html#content-structure-s
eparation-programmatic>  to meet 1.3.1]

 

Here is my recommendation:

 

 

Definition of *Relationships*:

 

"Meaningful associations between distinct chunks of content"

 

Examples of chunks that have relationships include: 
-a heading and the paragraph which follows it; 
-a section title and the subsections that are within it; 
-a control and its label; 
-the boxes in an organization or flow chart; 
-and table cells and their headers. 

      

 

 

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