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Suggested note to Checkpoint 5.5 on timeliness

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2000 09:42:16 -0600
Message-Id: <4.1.20000303093344.00a76c40@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: ij@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Note to checkpoint 5.5: This checkpoint is designed to promote the use of
APIs which provide efficient exchange of information between user agents
and assistive technologies.  Notably in multi-tasking operating systems
this requires the ability to access the DOM and other Accessibility APIs in
process.  In process communication eliminates the time delays which occur
with out-of-process communication between applications.  The time delays
can result in slower response to user actions or potentially the user
missing important information.

Jon

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
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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