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Re: [last call, S2] Miscellaneous usage

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 21:07:51 -0500
Message-Id: <200011150310.WAA09136@smtp2.mail.iamworld.net>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
At 03:07 PM 2000-11-14 -0500, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>Al Gilman wrote:
>> 
>> This note contains a collection of mislocutions that detract from the
>> comprehensibility of the document.
>
>[snip]
>
>> 5) [Checkpoint group header introducing checkpoints 4.5 through 4.9]
>> 
>> Simply say "Checkpoints for accessibility of continuous-time content."
>> 
>> The explanation in terms of a list of buzz words only understood by
reference
>> to the glossary is [not the high point of comprehensibility in this
document].
>
>I do not agree with this one. I'm not convinced that saying 
>"continuous-time content" will inform many users about what these
>checkpoints address. Of the current language ("...multimedia
>presentations, 
>audio-only presentations, and visual-only presentations...") I believe
>multimedia to be the most useful.

Yeah, "continuous time" is Engineer jargon.  It's accurate, but it's not Main
Street.  Definitely not Back Street.

I think that we may be stuck using something longer that one word in
describing
the scope of this group.  Something like "multimedia, or any presentation that
includes content which changes continuously in time, such as audio and
animations."

Al
>
> - Ian
>
>> 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/
WD-UAAG10-20001023><http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/W>http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/W
>> D-UAAG10-20001023
>
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