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RE: FWD: CHI-WEB: Amazon's version for the Visually Impaired

From: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@sonic.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 18:41:37 -0800
Message-Id: <200112150241.fBF2fb1u019685@newbolt.sonic.net>
To: harrry@email.com, phoenixl@sonic.net, poehlman1@home.com, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi,

Oh, I thought that 2.0 was going to replace 1.0.  Most standards
seem to work that way.  If the situal is as you mention, what about
web pages generated from relational databases where XML is not involved?

Scott

> My understanding of the 2.0 Guidlines were that they did not apply at all to
> HTML.  HTML was covered by the 1.0 guidelines and the HTML 4 standards are
> now fixed and no more work is to be done on them. As I understand it the
> provision that text only sites should be a last resort still applies to HTML
> sites.
> THe 2.0 guidelines are designed to cover the changed circumstance that XML
> is the current way to present content and Presentation is separated by such
> technologies as Cascading Style Sheets.
> This means that we cannot be refering to "one set of HTML code".
> 
> Harry Woodrow
Received on Friday, 14 December 2001 21:41:44 GMT

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