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Re: Minimum requirements for checkpoint 7.3

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2000 11:33:27 -0500
Message-ID: <3A48C857.1F26A7A9@w3.org>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
CC: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>, greglo@microsoft.com, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org, timla@microsoft.com
Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> 
> This goes mostly to the definition of priorities in my opinion. Although it
> adds a new checkpoint, it doesn't add a new requirement per se, simply
> providing a further set of "minimum requirements" to the same checkpoint in
> order to satisfy a higher level of accessibility.
> 
> As Greg pointed out, simple forwards navigation only provides a very low
> level of accessibility - all the content can be accessed (meeting the
> defining requirement for level A) but to overcome a significant obstacle
> further access is required (i.e. meeting the definitive requirement for
> double-A).

I think that since we require structured navigation later in the
document, that we are covered.

 - Ian
 
> Charles McCN
> 
> On Tue, 26 Dec 2000, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> 
>   Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>   >
>   > Why not provide a checkpoint at P2 that provides for more powerful methods of
>   > navigation (my candidates would be backward sequential, page up, and page
>   > down, with Lynx as the implementation example).
> 
>   That wouldn't address the reviewer's needs since 7.3 is a P1
>   checkpoint. I would prefer not to add any checkpoints if possible.
> 
>    - Ian
> 
>   > On Wed, 20 Dec 2000, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>   >
>   >   Greg,
>   >   In your comments [1] to the W3C user agent working group you suggested that
>   >   checkpoint 7.3 should have stronger minimum requirements.  The working
>   >   group also feels the same way and has struggled with this issue for a long
>   >   time, but has not been able to come up with a better minimum requirement
>   >   that we can reach consensus on. This issue is currently logged as issue 414
>   >   [2].
>   >
>   >   The working group would like to consider any proposal you would like to
>   >   make for changing the minimum requirement, otherwise the issue will be
>   >   considered resolved with no change.
>   >
>   >   Look forward to hearing from you and thanks again for your comments,
>   >
>   >   Jon
>   >
>   >   [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2000OctDec/0310.html
>   >   [2] http://server.rehab.uiuc.edu/ua-issues/issues-linear-lc2.html#414
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> Charles McCathieNevile    mailto:charles@w3.org    phone: +61 (0) 409 134 136
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