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Re: First draft of lists of "important elements" (checkpoint 7.6)

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 10:31:05 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.1.2.20000810103028.0135ef08@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@ACM.org>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
I agree with Harvey.  I think list are also an important elements in HTML.

Jon


At 12:48 AM 8/4/2000 -0400, Harvey Bingham wrote:
>At 2000-07-28 21:48-0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>>Ian Jacobs wrote:
>> >
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > As part of determining the minimal requirement [1]
>> > for checkpoint 7.6 (navigation to important elements),
>> > I sent a proposal [2] to include a list of the important
>> > elements for known languages (e.g., HTML, SMIL)
>> > in the Guidelines (though it may be more appropriate to
>> > have markup language specific information in the Techniques
>> > document). Here is a first draft at lists for HTML, SMIL, and SVG.
>> >
>> > For HTML (drawing from the HTML 4.01 table of elements [3]):
>>
>>I forgot MAP!!!
>
>I believe that the lists are at least as important as the paragraphs.
>So I'd include both the containers and individual items:
>     <dl> and its <dt> and <dd>,
>     <ol> and its <li>
>     <ul> and its <li>.
>Lists are one of the ways to make accessible text alternatives for
>otherwise inscrutable tables.
>
>Regards/Harvey
>

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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