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Re: Proposed clarification of Checkpoint 1.5

From: jon gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2000 09:32:57 -0600 (CST)
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.10.10002260932090.17685-100000@staff1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Ian,
Could we add that at least one of the output modes must be device
independent.

Jon


On Fri, 25 Feb 2000, Ian Jacobs wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> Issue 195 [1] states that reviewers of the Candidate Recommendation [2]
> had difficulties understanding the wording of checkpoint 1.5:
> 
> <BLOCKQUOTE>
>   1.5 Ensure that the user interface provides information through 
>       redundant output modes. [Priority 1] 
> </BLOCKQUOTE>
> 
> Therefore I propose this clarification:
> 
> <BLOCKQUOTE>
>   1.5 Ensure that the user interface presents information through
>       more than one output mechanism.
>     
>   (Note afterwards):
>       For example, alert the user to an event with a graphical
>       cue, and an audio cue, and a text message on the status bar.
>       Refer also to checkpoint 5.4.
> </BLOCKQUOTE>
> 
> Also, we can add to the techniques document that the user may want 
> to configure the output modes.
> 
>  - Ian
> 
> [1] http://cmos-eng.rehab.uiuc.edu/ua-issues/issues-linear.html#195
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/CR-UAAG10-20000128
> -- 
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