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Re: Issue 208: Proposed wording for checkpoint 9.2

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 10:07:28 -0400
Message-ID: <38F5D4A0.B64CB566@w3.org>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Jon Gunderson wrote:
> 
> How about:
> 
> Checkpoint 9.2 Allow the user to configure the user agent to prompt the
> user before the user agent submits a form, unless the submission was the
> direct result of an explicit user activation of a form submit control.
> 
> This sounds more like the wording used in other checkpoints: 2.2, many
> checkpoints in guideline 4...

My problem is that the word "user" appears five times in the sentence.
I don't find this expression of the requirement any clearer. I have
found this checkpoint requirement difficult to express in very very
short language.

 _ Ian
 
> Jon
> 
> Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
> Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
> Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
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