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Re: PDF/UA footer artifact discussion

From: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 08:56:51 -0400
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To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
On Mar 11, 2013, at 3:01 PM, Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com> wrote:

> Yes, correct use of artifacts would absolutely be required.  It is my
> experience that pagination artifacts must be labeled as such so they can
> be displayed when the document is reflowed.  Incorrect artifact
> identification could remove headers/footers from reflowed documents.

Yes, agreed.

> I would certainly agree any running headers and footer that repeat a title
> already exposed in the logical structure (e.g. on the first page or in the
> document title) can safely be made artifacts.  In cases where they contain
> a title that is not already in the logical tree, I generally recommend the
> first occurrence be placed in the logical structure tags tree and all
> others be made artifacts.

That seems like it would be a quite unusual use-case, but I do take your point…

Duff.
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