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RE: what are w3c technologies?

From: Scarlett Julian <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 15:38:33 +0100
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charles@sidar.org]
> Sent: 12 May 2004 14:40
> To: WAI Interest Group
> Subject: Re: what are w3c technologies?
> 
> 
> 
> The obvious answer is the list at http://www.w3.org/TR - which even 
> classifies them according to whether they are 
> Recommendations, Working 
> Drafts, etc.

Thanks Chaals <sheepish look />


> Here is some text I am writing for EuroAccessibility's evaluation 
> methodology task for to consider - I'll send a pointer to the 
> archive when 
> I have finished the message and sent it. Note that it is a personal 
> opinion written this morning, and the relevant group at 
> EuroAccessibility 
> hasn't seen it, much less agreed with it. And that is a step before I 
> would suggest it to the WCAG group.
> 
> [[[
> I think we need to provide (and maintain :-( a list of what 
> we consider 
> the relevant technologies. I would start with XHTML 1.0 
> Strict or XHTML 
> 1.1, CSS 1.0 (anticipating a move to 2.1 as soon as it is 
> published as a 
> Recommendation), MathML 2.0, PNG, SMIL 2.0, XML signature / 
> encryption / 
> decryption, XML Schema, XSLT, XSL, VoiceXML 2.0, P3P, ATAG 
> 1.0 (where an 
> application has an authoring component), UAAG 1.0 (where 
> content provides 
> an interface to reading other content, such as foafnaut does) 
> PICS and 
> RDF. In addition we should suggest SVG, EARL, SOAP 1.2, and 
> keep an eye on 
> the implementation status so we upgrade them as appropriate.
> ]]]
> 

I'd be interested in hearing your reasons for not including HTML4.01 (or even earlier) and DOM. (Maybe on IRC if not on this list)

Julian

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