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Re: Analysis of Applicability in UAAG 1.0

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 09:57:08 -0400
Message-ID: <39A529B4.8F1FAC04@w3.org>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Jon Gunderson wrote:
> 
> Ian,
> Do you see integrating the information in the applicability document that
> you developed [1] into the guidelines document?

I think the WG needs to discuss this first. As soon as we agree
on a way to proceed, I'll incorporate it in the document.

 - Ian

> 
> [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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