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Re: Tenative meeting on the DOM with AT vendors for the User Agent Guidelines

From: mark novak <menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 10:56:56 -0600
Message-Id: <v01540b09b4be0f883ce4@[128.104.23.196]>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org
hi Ian

>> i'd advocate that DOM is just another tool/method, and if company A
>> chooses to use DOM, or an  OSM, or some other idea, that is company A's
>> decision.  i don't support the concept that *all* companies have to
>> use DOM .  I understand the advantages and dis-advantages, just concerned
>> about any "tone" we present to the AT community.
>
>We talked about this at the ftf in Austin; the possibility of
>removing the DOM-specific part and making it a general requirement
>for exchange of content, with the DOM being one possible solution.
>Those at the ftf meeting felt the DOM was important enough to
>stand out.

not suggesting any changes to the UA guidelines, was replying
to Jon's request for a MTG with AT developers.  Certainly DOM
is one possible solution for access to UA info.

mark
Received on Wednesday, 2 February 2000 11:53:56 GMT

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