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Re: [last call, S2] silent rendering

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 11:43:29 -0500
Message-ID: <3A101A31.A57860@w3.org>
To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Al Gilman wrote:
> 
> [Checkpoint 3.2]
> 
> The concept of rendering content "silently" or "invisibly" is not defined and
> unclear.  If the silent rendering causes events which trigger listeners at the
> API interface, this may be a problem.  If there was a reason to include this
> discussion, it does not belong in a note and it must be made clear.  If it can
> be dropped, remove it.

Yes, there was a reason to include this: someone asked if rendering 
"silently/invisibly" was a sufficient technique for meeting the
accessibility
requirement of not causing a disturbance. The Working Group said that it
a legitimate technique.

 _ Ian

 
> Al
> --
> Usage in headers.  Comments in response to the last call request for comments
> have been classified S1, S2, or E based on the following rough scale:
> 
> S1: Substantive matter of the first (highest) criticality or importance to the
> mission of the document.  The standard set is ineffective, the document is
> self
> contradictory, etc.
> 
> S2: Substantive matter of a somewhat lower criticality.  The document is hard
> to comprehend, does not align well with related WAI documents, etc.
> 
> E: Editorial matters.  Not regarded as substantive.
> 
> Re:
> 
> User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0
> 
> W3C Working Draft 23 October 2000
> 
>    This version:
> 
> [9]<http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/WD-UAAG10-20001023>http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/W
> D-UAAG10-20001023

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