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Re: PROPOSAL: The meaning of "Easy access" in checkpoint 2.3

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2000 09:37:11 -0400
Message-ID: <397D9807.59C2DEC1@w3.org>
To: "Poehlman, David" <David.Poehlman@usmint.treas.gov>
CC: "'Jon Gunderson'" <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>, Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
"Poehlman, David" wrote:
> 
> I've a bit of a problem with this because if the link alternative is chosen
> it might mean that the fascility is broken. 

I'm not sure what you mean here.

>  As I understand it, the primary
> expectancy is for choice so we could narrow the number of items to two if we
> keep the link option by listing the configurations as one other alternative
> rather than three?

We could say "allow configuration for one of the following:"
1) Render alt instead
2) Render alt alongside
3) Render link
4) Provide accses through the UI.

 -Ian

 
> Ian,
> I am OK with this, how about anybody else?
> 
> Jon
> 
> >  <NEW_UI>
> >  2.3 If content available in a viewport has equivalent alternatives,
> >    provide easy access to the alternative equivalents
> >    through at least one of the following mechanisms:
> >     - Allowing configuration to render alternative
> >       instead of primary content.
> >     - Allowing configuration to render alternative in addition to
> >       primary content.
> >     - Providing a direct link to the alternative in content,
> >       just before or after the primary content.
> >     - Allowing the user to select the primary content and then
> >       inspect its alternatives.
> >  <NEW_UI>
> >
> >Notes:
> >
> >1) I put back the word "easy" since that helps understand the
> >    rationale.
> >
> >2) I hesitate to put four techniques in a checkpoint, but if
> >implementing any one of them would mean that the UA met the
> >requirement, then I'm ok with that level of specificity.
> >
> >  - Ian
> >
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