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Re: Second look at checkpoint 4.7

From: mark novak <menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2000 16:28:22 -0500
Message-Id: <v01540b15b51401a7cd94@[128.104.23.196]>
To: schwer@us.ibm.com
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org

i may be missing something, if a UA supports this function,
then I don't feel providing the ability to
position a caption 'window' is any kind of developer burden.

sorry to disagree


 At 3:43 PM 4/7/00, schwer@us.ibm.com wrote:
>Because this is an undo burden on application developers. There is a great
>number of requirements in our user agent guidelines. My concern is that if
>we place an unrealistic burden on developers that we have difficulty
>gaining compliance. Also, if we are too demanding then we will be ignored.
>I would prefer to have this first round of User Agent guidelines accepted
>and implemented ASAP and to have the developers feel good about having done
>it.
>
>If nobody has done this particular requirement at all there is obviously a
>reason for not doing it. My guess is that it was too difficult to implement
>and that the payback was inadequate.
>
>Rich
>
>
>Rich Schwerdtfeger
>Lead Architect, IBM Special Needs Systems
>EMail/web: schwer@us.ibm.com http://www.austin.ibm.com/sns/rich.htm
>
>"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
>I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.",
>Frost
>
>
>menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu (mark novak) on 04/07/2000 09:48:24 AM
>
>To:   Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM@IBMUS, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
>cc:
>Subject:  Re: Second look at checkpoint 4.7
>
>
>
>i'm unclear why we should wait for a reference implementation
>and i'd also vote to leave the priority as is (e.g. P1)
>
>
>At 7:29 PM 4/6/00, schwer@us.ibm.com wrote:
>>Checkpoint 4.7 "allow the user to configure the position
>>of...captions..." should be a priority 2 until a reference
>>implementation is available.
>>
>>Rich
>>
>>Rich Schwerdtfeger
>>Lead Architect, IBM Special Needs Systems
>>EMail/web: schwer@us.ibm.com http://www.austin.ibm.com/sns/rich.htm
>>
>>"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
>>I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.",
>>Frost
Received on Friday, 7 April 2000 17:24:46 GMT

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