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Re: Fwd: Last Call Version of the W3C User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Available for Comment

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 13:19:36 -0500
Message-ID: <3A06F638.BE9D58FD@w3.org>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Jon Gunderson wrote:
> 
> >X-Authentication-Warning: raman.almaden.ibm.com: tvraman set sender to
> >tvraman@almaden.ibm.com using -f
> >Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2000 13:41:36 -0800
> >To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
> >Subject: Last Call Version of the W3C User Agent Accessibility
> >   Guidelines Available for Comment
> >X-Mailer: VM 6.76 under Emacs 20.4.1
> >Reply-To: tvraman@almaden.ibm.com
> >From: "T. V. Raman" <tvraman@almaden.ibm.com>
> >
> >Jon --
> >Guidelines look good.
> >One guideline I'd add --didn't see it covered:
> >
> >When user agents display content in multiple viewports --and
> >the user's action in one view port causes the display in
> >other view ports to be updated,
> >the user agent should make such display update notifications
> >available through standard APIs like the DOM/HTML event
> >APIs.
> >
> >This is important because at least on today's WWW the user
> >is likely to miss such changes.

I believe this is covered by checkpoint 5.5. We can either:

1) Include a special-case checkpoint.
2) Include TV's example as an important example of what 5.5 is
   meant to cover.

> >Minor addition  on the section  that talks about "search" as
> >a useful navigation technique --a useful addition would be
> >to allow the user to search only certain types of constructs
> >in the document e.g. headings.

Seems ok to me to add to techniques.

Thank you,

 - Ian


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