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Re: Change in Priority for new event checkpoints

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2001 10:05:15 -0500 (EST)
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
cc: <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0103081003560.15814-100000@tux.w3.org>
OK, this seems like a much better justification for the priority. My
lingering concern is that then they fall out of the standard navigation so I
am not sure if they can be identified. I am not sure if that is a problem or
not. I suspect it  is not a problem of more than P2 level, which means it
would be covered happily.

Charles

On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Jon Gunderson wrote:

  Charles,
  The reason it can be a priority 2 is precisely that it is a special case of
  Checkpoint 3.4.  With 3.4 you can achieve the same affect as the new
  checkpoint since it turns off all scripting, the new checkpoint is only a
  convenience to turn off only the processing of event handlers.  Turning off
  the automatic event processing just makes it easier (that what P2 is for),
  it is still possible with out the new checkpoint to have the same
  functionality.

  Jon



  At 05:59 AM 3/8/2001 -0500, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
  >I don't think any of the reasons given are consistent with what we claim
  >about how priorities are assigned. Further, it seems that this requirement is
  >a special case of Checkpoint 3.4 - Allow the user to configure the user agent
  >not to execute any executable content (e.g., scripts and applets). In this
  >configuration, provide an option to alert the user when executable content is
  >available (but has not been executed).
  >
  >So I propose that it be left as a priority one requirement, and that we
  >explain that it is in fact a special case of an existing requirement.
  >
  >cheers
  >
  >Charles McCN
  >
  >On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Jon Gunderson wrote:
  >
  >   At the FTF meeting we proposed a revised set of checkpoints related to
  >   elements with event handlers. I feel that one of the new checkpoints should
  >   be a priority 2:
  >
  >   New Checkpoint 7.X The user must be able to configure the user agent so
  >   that moving the content focus to an enabled element does not automatically
  >   activate any of the associated actions.
  >
  >   I think this should be Priority 2 for the following reasons:
  >   1. It is repair function.  We say we want device independent event handlers
  >   and now we say we no automatic event handling.
  >   2. This is a new requirement and was not part of any previous proposals or
  >   discussions on this issue.
  >   3. This does not necessarily guarantee access.  We already allow people to
  >   turn off scripts, so they can look at event handlers without firing them
  >   with this feature at a P1 level.  This seems like a new special/limited
  >   case of turning off scripts.
  >
  >   Jon
  >
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  Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
  Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
  Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
  MC-574
  College of Applied Life Studies
  University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
  1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820

  Voice: (217) 244-5870
  Fax: (217) 333-0248

  E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu

  WWW: http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~jongund
  WWW: http://www.w3.org/wai/ua



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