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Re: Proposed changes to UAGL to address conformance issues.

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 1999 11:19:04 -0400
Message-ID: <37EF8AE8.BA9ACC17@w3.org>
To: thatch@us.ibm.com
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
thatch@us.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> Again, Ian, I much prefer the old 8.3. At least I understand
> 8.3. The propsoed rewording is, for me abstract and confusing.

Note that I haven't proposed changing the text of 8.3. The proposal
is to:

1) Make 8.3 for all UAs.
2) Add a Note after the checkpoint text.

Does that help?

 _ Ian

> I think a big problem I have is the use of "device independence"
> as a carry all. The sentence using that phrase doesn't  work for
> me.
> 
> Previously posted:
> PROPOSAL 4) Checkpoint 8.3. The current text:
> 
>        Allow the user to navigate just among table cells of
>        a table (notably left and right within a row and up
>        and down within a column).
> 
>     I propose that this checkpoint be for all users agents, with
>     the following note afterwards:
> 
>        Navigation techniques include keyboard navigation from
>        cell to cell (e.g., using the arrow keys) and scrolling.
>        Note, however, that users must be able to navigate in
>        an input-device independent manner.
> 
> Jim Thatcher
> IBM Special Needs Systems
> www.ibm.com/sns
> thatch@us.ibm.com
> (512)838-0432

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