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

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 01:54:40 -0400 (EDT)
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
cc: Dick Brown <dickb@microsoft.com>, "'w3c-wai-ua@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0004210153250.11938-100000@tux.w3.org>
That would go a long way. It also seems confusing to begn a discussion of a
special section by saying the content should be scatered everywhere else
(although I agree that the content should also be scattered everywhere).

I think this is a fairly editorial issue. I trust the editors will do a good
job...

Charles

On Fri, 21 Apr 2000, Ian Jacobs wrote:

  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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Charles McCathieNevile    mailto:charles@w3.org    phone: +61 (0) 409 134 136
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