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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 11:05:01 -0600
Message-Id: <v01540b0eb4be13a333bf@[128.104.23.196]>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org
hi Jon

At 3:30 PM 2/1/00, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>Mark,
>The only real discussion about DOM in the current UA guidelines is for the
>full implementation of DOM level 1 to provide access to the content.  This
>is a big enough problem for the working groups and developers right now.
>The idea of adding chrome to the DOM is an idea of interest to the current
>UA group, but it really will not effect the current guidelines.  Our
>biggest job right now is educating of AT developers of the DOM capabilities
>and encouraging them to support the use of DOM to access content.  This
>support should be based on having access to information they do not have
>right now through other means or it will be easier to get the information
>through DOM.

not suggesting any changes to the UA guidelines regarding DOM.  I agree
that the UA group needs to focus on education and support.   Was responding
to your request about a MTG with AT vendors.

mark
Received on Wednesday, 2 February 2000 12:02:03 GMT

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