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Re: Meaning of "important special case"

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 16:25:25 -0500
Message-ID: <3A7099C5.6992E997@w3.org>
To: "Hansen, Eric" <ehansen@ets.org>
CC: "UA List (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
"Hansen, Eric" wrote:
> We may need to think about what we mean when we say that one checkpoint is
> an "important special case" of another checkpoint.
> I have identified one case in which a P3 checkpoint (checkpoint 9.6) is said
> to be an "important special case" of a P2 checkpoint (checkpoint 9.3).
> This seems illogical, since I would think that an important special case of
> a P2 checkpoint would be either P2 or P1.
> I did not find other cases of "important special case" that have this
> possible contradiction.

I don't think this is a contradiction. I think that "important special
case" means that a concept deserves its own checkpoint, but I don't
think that it's related to priorities.

 - Ian

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