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Re: Analysis of Applicability in UAAG 1.0

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 16:51:23 -0400
Message-ID: <39A4394B.53ADC2F3@w3.org>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Jon Gunderson wrote:
> 
> Ian,
> 
> One option to make applicability clearer would be to add an applicability
> clause to checkpoints in section 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 and 5.4.  For example:
> 
> [CURRENT]
> Checkpoint 4.1 Allow the user to configure and control the reference size
> of text with an option to override author-specified user agent default text
> size. Make available the range of system font sizes.
> [/CURRENT]
> 
> [NEW]
> Checkpoint 4.1 If user agent supports graphical rendering of content, allow
> the user to configure and control the reference size of text with an option
> to override author-specified user agent default text size. Make available
> the range of system font sizes.
> [/NEW]
> 
> The main disadvantage of this is increasing the length of the checkpoint.
> 
> I think we had considered this option a long time ago with these types of
> checkpoints, what do you think about this approach now?

I thought the checkpoints would be too long in some cases. So it's
natural to factor out the redundant info into centralized
applicability provisions. 

 - Ian


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