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Re: motionless?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2001 14:03:39 -0500 (EST)
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
cc: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>, User Agent Working group list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0101051403190.23879-100000@tux.w3.org>
Agree (especially that it is editorial and we can trust Ian with it).

Chaals

On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Jon Gunderson wrote:

  We used the word "freeze" in previous working drafts[1].  Since this is
  primarily editorial, I suggest we funnel ideas to Ian through the list and
  see what seems to make sense to him.  I think motionless is pretty good,
  maybe we should add a definition of motionless in the glossary or a example
  note under checkpoints 3.3 and 3.4 to clarify any possible
  mis-interpretation of the meaning.

  Jon

  [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WD-UAAG10-20000610/

  At 11:49 AM 1/4/2001 -0500, Al Gilman wrote:
  >At 10:24 AM 2001-01-04 -0500, David Poehlman wrote:
  > >below are two checkpoints with the word motionless in them.  I know
  > >I've seen them before but it occurred to me that blinking is not
  > >actually motion and that for both, perhaps the word static would be
  > >better than motionless?
  > >
  > >   3.3 Allow the user to configure the user agent to render animated
  > >or
  > >          blinking text as motionless text. [Priority 1]
  > >          Content type labels: VisualText.
  > >          Techniques for checkpoint 3.3
  > >
  > >   3.4 Allow the user to configure the user agent to render blinking
  > >          images as motionless images. [Priority 1]
  > >          Content type labels: Color, Animation.
  > >          Techniques for checkpoint 3.4
  > >
  >
  >AG::
  >
  >Good point.  On the other hand, 'static' risks confusion with issues of
  >dynamic
  >content.
  >
  >Other terms that might work here:  unchanging, frozen, unblinking, "an
  >unchanging display."
  >
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