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Re: On Prompt/Notify/Advise/Alert

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 19:45:14 -0500
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To: "Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM" <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
DOM 2 is not a recommendation yet, so it is not currently included in the 
document.  Ian has proposed a way of dealing with DOM 2 specifications and 
there is an issue on the issue list that the group will discuss before we 
go to last call.  I refer you to Ian's list of options for the group to 


At 05:04 PM 8/28/2000 -0500, Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM wrote:

>With respect the discussion on requiring DOM 2, I see that there is no
>reference to using the DOM 2 event model in the requirements. While there
>are issues with PF needing device independence addressed, the mutuation
>events as well as the referred to device independent events, such as
>DOMFocusIn, in the event model are very useful to assisstive technologies.
>In the 18 August draft checkpoint 5.5 dicsusses programmatic notification
>of changes to the document and focus. The techniques refers to DOM level 2
>Should 5.5 require the DOM level two event model API for these types of
>events? Or, should we have a special case P3 requirement, like that
>provided for CSS that would require the use of the DOM 2 event model for
>these events.
>I don't want to slow down the document but since 5.5 refers to DOM 2 in the
>techniques this requirement isn't really new.
>Rich Schwerdtfeger
>Lead Architect, IBM Accessibility Center
>Research Division
>EMail/web: schwer@us.ibm.com
>"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
>I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.",

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