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Re: Splitting Checkpoints - from telecon 3 March

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 1999 16:43:00 -0600
Message-Id: <199903052244.QAA07659@staff1.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: WAI UA group <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
One of my tasks for this week is update the issues list to reflect these
types of decisions.

Jon


At 03:49 PM 3/5/99 -0500, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Yes, I recall the topic being discussed there.
>
>My personal preference for faster cycling of the draft process is in part
>because it enables such things to be reflected before they are forgotten.
>
>Somehow or other we need to find a way of keeping track of these things -
>not just in UA but in the various working groups. Memory is good, but not
>very easily shared...
>
>Charles
>
>On Fri, 5 Mar 1999, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>
>  Ian found a reference to this issue in the Dec F2F meeting in Boston,
>  basically that links, longdescriptions and form controls should be though
>  to be part of the same sequential access control.
>  Jon
>  
>  
>  At 02:05 PM 3/5/99 -0500, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>  >In splitting the checkpoints to individual tasks, I think they were split
>  >too far. Where we would like the ability to navigate among links, form
>  >controls, table cells, headers, and elements with associated event
>  >triggers, we have instead asked for half a dozen different navigation
>  >sets.
>  >
>  >What we should say is something like:
>  >provide all functions device-independently [p1]
>  >provide ability to navigate among focussable objects. [p1]
>  >
>  >focussable objects are
>  >links [p1]
>  >form controls [p1]
>  >table cells [p1-AT, p2-gua]
>  >headers [p2]
>  >The nodes of a semantic outline tree [p2-AT, p3-gua]
>  >
>  >Or something of that kind.
>  >
>  >Charles McCN
>  >
>  >--Charles McCathieNevile            mailto:charles@w3.org
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>  Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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>
>--Charles McCathieNevile            mailto:charles@w3.org
>phone: +1 617 258 0992   http://purl.oclc.org/net/charles
>W3C Web Accessibility Initiative    http://www.w3.org/WAI
>MIT/LCS  -  545 Technology sq., Cambridge MA, 02139,  USA
> 
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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