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Re: 15 January 2000 UA Guidelines / Techniques available

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 09:42:17 -0600
Message-Id: <4.1.20000118094042.00d045b0@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Ian,
Thank you for the new draft!

I encourage everyone to review and comment on the new draft as soon as
possible.  

Jon


At 08:06 PM 1/15/00 -0500, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>Hello,
>
>The 15 January 2000 Guidelines [1] and Techniques [2] documents
>are available. The list of changes [3] is inserted below. The
>issues list is also updated [4].
>
>Note: Due to a change in the "short name" (W3C parlance"
>from "WAI-USERAGENT" to "UAAG", links from old (undated) versions to
>new (undated) versions may not work as desired. I will e
>pursuing this with the W3C Web Team.
>
>Looking forward to comments,
>
> - Ian
>
>[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WD-UAAG-20000115
>[2] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WD-UAAG-TECHS-20000115
>[3] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/wai-ua-wd-changes.html
>[4] http://cmos-eng.rehab.uiuc.edu/ua-issues/issues-linear.html
>
>-- 
>Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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>
>CHANGES:
>
>Changes to Guidelines
>
>General changes
>
>      Now the PDF and PS versions are gzipped since they are so
>      big. 
>      Attempt to harmonize use of imperative verbs in all checkpoints:
>      provide, make available, ensure, implement, conform, etc. 
>      Editorial changes made throughout based on comments from Eric
>      Hansen, Madeleine Rothberg, Harvey Bingham, Martin DŁerst,
>      and others. 
>
>Conformance
>
>      Now, the section about applicability says that that a checkpoint
>      or "a portion of a checkpoint" applies ... 
>
>Introduction changes
>
>Last three paragraphs of principles of accessible design (1.2)
>subsection on user interface edited to talk about installation and
>consistency. Also about support for deprecated features. 
>
>Checkpoint changes
>
>      From 20 December 1999 draft, deleted checkpoint 8.9
>      (consistency) per 12 January 2000 teleconf. 
>      Checkpoint 1.1 : Edited per 12 January 2000 teleconf. 
>      Checkpoint 2.1: Moved note afterwards to techniques. Refer to
>      issue 186 
>      Checkpoint 2.3: Changed to talk only about required but missing
>      alt text. Refer to issue 189. 
>      Checkpoint 2.6: Added text transcript back. 
>      Checkpoint 4.6 : Changed to P1 per 5 Jan teleconf. Issue 159. 
>      Checkpoint 4.15: Moved info about SMIL from note to
>      techniques. Added mutual cross-references between 4.15 and
>      9.1 
>      Checkpoint 5.2: Added explicit mention of DOM in examples. 
>      Checkpoint 7.4: Editorial change to clarify meaning. 
>      Checkpoint 7.5: Edited per 12 January 2000 teleconf. 
>      Checkpoint 8.1: Clarified that this is for the user. 
>      Checkpoint 8.2: NEW. Added per 12 January 2000 teleconf. 
>      Checkpoint 8.8 : Changed to P2 per 5 Jan teleconf. Issue 161. 
>      Checkpoint 9.2: Added note after checkpoint per Martin DŁerst
>      last call comment. 
>      Checkpoint 10.2: Changed to P1 per 12 January 2000 teleconf. .
>      Moved part of note to 5.6 
>      Checkpoint 10.6: Shortened. Refer to Issue 187 
>      Checkpoint 11.4: Reworded for clarity. Moved note to
>      techniques. 
>      Checkpoint 11.5: NEW. Added per 12 January 2000 teleconf. 
>
>Changes to Glossary
>
>      Added definition of profiles. 
>
>Changes to Techniques
>
>      3.1.5: Added xslt example. 
>      Added Jon Gunderson techniques for Guideline 8. 
>      3.5.2: Added some techniques from info from Am. Fed. for the
>      Blind on reading tables. 
>      10.6: Added para about compatibility mode.

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
College of Applied Life Studies
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