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RE: Not described in words

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bruce.Bailey@ed.gov>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2007 13:40:19 -0500
Message-ID: <CCDBDCBFA650F74AA88830D4BACDBAB5130FA846@wdcrobe2m02.ed.gov>
To: "Slatin, John M" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Cc: "WCAG" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

> About putting all the timing issues under 2.2

I am not sure 2.2 needs additional timing related SC.  But let me repeat my other concern with the current wording of SC 2.1.1 (and 2.1.2):

<q>All functionality of the content is operable in a non-time-dependent manner through a keyboard interface</q>

>> seems to exclude *all* keyboard accessible games that have timing as [a] play element

It is possible for games like Pong or Frogger to satisfy SC 2.2.1 if:
<q>the user is allowed to adjust the time-out over a wide range that is at least ten times the length of the default setting</q>

But this does not help with SC 2.1.1 (and 2.1.2) and *recreational* games because, even if all functionality is operable via a keyboard interface, the functionality is *not* operable in a "non-time-dependent manner".
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