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Re: DB: Review techniques for Guidelines 3, 4, and 11

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 01:24:00 -0400
Message-ID: <38FFE5F0.10FF1D77@w3.org>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
CC: Dick Brown <dickb@microsoft.com>, "'w3c-wai-ua@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> 
> I agree with Dick's comments

It's not a requirement. I propose changing "should" to "may".

 _ Ian
 
> Charles McCN
> 
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2000, Dick Brown wrote:
> 
> [snip]
>   11.4 says, "In a dedicated section of the documentation, describe all
>   features of the
>   user agent that promote accessibility."
> 
>   The technique says, "Integrate information about accessibility features
>   throughout the
>   documentation. The dedicated section on accessibility should provide access
>   to the documentation as a whole rather than standing alone as an independent
>   section. For instance, in a hypertext-based help system, the section on
>   accessibility should link to pertinent topics elsewhere in the
>   documentation."
> 
>   I think the technique goes too far in specifying that a dedicated section
>   for Help should actually be a series of links to sections elsewhere in Help.
>   While that might be good, it also seems sufficient if the section stands
>   alone, assuming that accessibility information is properly integrated
>   throughout the rest of the documentation.
> 
>   Dick Brown
>   Program Manager for Web Accessility
>   Microsoft Corp.
> 
> 
> 
> 
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