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Re: PROPOSAL: User Agent Issue 190: Reduce the scope of 5.1 to say "write access only for that which you can do through the UI."

From: Gregory J. Rosmaita <unagi69@concentric.net>
Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2000 20:57:21 -0500
Message-Id: <4.2.2.20000209205006.00cb7a30@pop3.concentric.net>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Cc: User Agent Guidelines Emailing List <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>, WAI Protocols & Formats WG <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
aloha, jon!

while i agree with rich and charles that 5.5 should be at least a priority 
2 checkpoint, isn't programmatic support for the event model key to 
successfully tailoring an AT to work with any UA which supports the W3C DOM 
Level 2 by providing access to the event model?

so wouldn't that make it not just at least a priority 2, but an outright 
priority 1?

jon, did you originally accord it a p3 because of turn-around timing issues 
vis a vis the implementation of DOM2 by industry?  if so, perhaps we do 
need to consider some sort of priority level that reflects that quote this 
will be the best (read: required) way to do this when the following comes 
to pass unquote...  reopening the priority issue isn't a route that i 
particularly want to travel, but in this instance, at least, perhaps valid...

gregory
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