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Re: 31 July 2001 UAAG 1.0 Guidelines and Techniques available

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 22:05:29 -0500 (CDT)
To: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
cc: <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.31.0108012204030.2621-100000@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>
Yes.

I will send images to the list to be used to highlight the technique in
the techniques document.

Jon

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:

> Jon Gunderson wrote:
> >
> > Ian,
> > I am still concerned about the wording used for 10.2 and 10.4.  There is no
> > mention of using border styling for highlighting active elements and the
> > element with focus, only a reference to rectangles in the note. In my
> > proposals [1,2] I wanted to encourage the use of CSS border styling as an
> > important option for developer to consider in providing highlighting
> > options, even though it would not be required to satisfy the checkpoint.
>
> As I mentioned on the phone today, I agree that borders can be very
> useful highlight techniques. I would rather not add any requirements
> at this time - I think that there would be requirements if we say that
> the range of border styles must be such and such. No reviewers requested
> this and it's not a clarification.
>
> Would you be satisfied with borders in the techniques document?
> (And links to the CSS spec, for example.)
>
>  - Ian
>
> > Jon
> >
> > [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JulSep/0145.html
> > [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JulSep/0126.html
> >
> > At 08:51 AM 7/31/2001 -0400, you wrote:
> > >Dear UAWG,
> > >
> > >I've published the 31 July 2001 versions of the UAAG 1.0
> > >Guidelines [1] and Techniques [2]. The list of changes is on the
> > >Web [3] and excerpted below.
> > >
> > >Unless we received additional comments that lead to changes in
> > >the document (either from the UAWG or from the SVG WG), this will
> > >be pretty much the document that we request be advanced as a
> > >Candidate Recommendation. I hope that any changes from now on
> > >will be mere clarifications and editorial improvements.
> > >
> > >To get to Candidate Recommendation we need to:
> > >
> > >  - Hear back from the SVG Working Group about our responses
> > >    to their last call comments [4]. Otherwise, we have no
> > >    more open issues [5].
> > >
> > >  - Prepare an implementation report for the Director, that
> > >    shows which requirements of UAAG 1.0 have already been
> > >    implemented.
> > >
> > >I encourage you to review this document. Thank you,
> > >
> > >  - Ian
> > >
> > >[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WD-UAAG10-20010731/
> > >[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-UAAG10-TECHS-20010622/
> > >[3] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/wai-ua-wd-changes.html#WD-UAAG10-20010731
> > >[4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JulSep/0116
> > >[5] http://server.rehab.uiuc.edu/ua-issues/issues-linear-lc3.html
> > >
> > >Changes between 14 July and 31 July drafts:
> > >
> > >General
> > >
> > >* Editorial changes based on comments from Harvey Bingham.
> > >
> > >Checkpoints
> > >
> > >* 2.4: Edited entire checkpoint based on discussion at the 26
> > >   July teleconf and discussions with the SVG WG. Pause technique no
> > >   longer mandatory, but there are requirements when it is used to
> > >   satisfy the checkpoint.
> > >* 4.1, 4.9, 4.12, and 9.10: These checkpoints required both
> > >   configuration and control. Removed "control" requirement as this
> > >   is a subclass of configuration.
> > >* 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 10.2, and 10.4: Per 26 July teleconf, edits to
> > >   the cascade of which services to use: range first based on what
> > >   conventional choice utility offers, otherwise lower level API.
> > >* 6.5: Per 19 July teleconf, clarified note that only about
> > >   content [the checkpoint already says "content", so this is just
> > >   clarification.] Also, move the sentence about what an available
> > >   API means from Note to checkpoint (already done for 6.3 and 6.4).
> > >* 9.3: Per 19 July teleconf, Added that user agent must (on
> > >   configuration) not move focus to another enabled element except on
> > >   explicit user request. Fixed note after the checkpoint.
> > >* 10.4: Per 19 July teleconf, changed fourth provision to not
> > >   require rendering of more specific than smallest encompassing
> > >   element.
> > >
> > >Conformance
> > >
> > >* Important: For content/For UA feature labels now only used when
> > >   it's necessary to disambiguate a checkpoint. This is much easier
> > >   as it requires less reading and can be deleted in the obvious
> > >   cases or where the labels were confusing. I have also edited some
> > >   of the checkpoint text to make sure that it's clear when it's
> > >   about content or rendered content.
> > >
> > >Techniques
> > >
> > >* 2.4: Some changes based on discussion at the 26 July teleconf
> > >   and discussions with the SVG WG.
> > >* 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 10.2, and 10.4: Added information about function
> > >   calls for these services in Windows based on discussions with Tim
> > >   Lacy: ChooseFont, ChooseColor, DrawText.
> > >
> > >--
> > >Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
> > >Cell:                    +1 917 450-8783
> >
> > Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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> >
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