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Re: Analysis of Applicability in UAAG 1.0

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 08:30:43 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.1.2.20000824082827.01226240@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Ian,
Do you see integrating the information in the applicability document that 
you developed [1] into the guidelines document?

Jon

[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/2000/08/uaag10-applic

At 04:51 PM 8/23/2000 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>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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