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Re: 3.1.3 Browse and Render (alternative content)

From: Greg Lowney <gcl-0039@access-research.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 09:54:39 -0800
Message-ID: <4BBE185F.4040101@access-research.org>
To: jimallan@tsbvi.edu
CC: 'WAI-UA list' <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
+1
Thanks for catching the error, Patrick.

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Subject: Re: 3.1.3 Browse and Render (alternative content)
From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
To: 'WAI-UA list' <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Date: 4/8/2010 8:49 AM
> Also +1
>
> Can others chime in, if all are ok we can just add it to the draft
> Jim
>
>    
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: w3c-wai-ua-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ua-request@w3.org] On
>> Behalf Of Patrick H. Lauke
>> Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 9:05 AM
>> To: WAI-UA list
>> Subject: Re: 3.1.3 Browse and Render (alternative content)
>>
>> +1
>>
>> On 08/04/2010 14:10, Jan Richards wrote:
>>      
>>> I like the rewrite, with just a grammar tweak:
>>>
>>> 3.1.3 Choose and Render Alternative Content: The user can determine
>>> which forms of alternative content are available for an element,
>>>        
>> select
>>      
>>> between them, and have them rendered according to the following…”.
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Jan
>>>
>>>
>>> On 07/04/2010 9:59 PM, Greg Lowney wrote:
>>>        
>>>> Current:
>>>>
>>>> "3.1.3 Browse and Render: The user can browse the alternatives,
>>>> switch between them, and render them according to the following
>>>> (Level A)"
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Proposed rewrite:
>>>>
>>>> “3.1.3 Choose and Render Alternative Content: The user can determine
>>>> which forms of alternative content that are available for an
>>>> element, select between them, and have them rendered according to
>>>> the following…”.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> This addresses four concerns:
>>>>
>>>> * The wording of 3.1.3 does not make it clear whether it’s talking
>>>> about a global option (e.g. replace all images with their alt
>>>> text) or a per-element command (e.g. replace the selected image
>>>> with its alt text). Because 3.1.2 already requires the former,
>>>> 3.1.3 must be requiring the latter, but its wording does not make
>>>> this clear if read on its own.
>>>> * The phrase “the alternatives” is pretty vague, so “available
>>>> alternative content” would be more specific.
>>>> * The word “browse” in the title and text might be a bit ambiguous
>>>> because readers may associate it with browsing to Web pages.
>>>> * The title "Browse and Render" is very vague when taken out of
>>>> context, so I suggested adding the word "Alternative Content" as
>>>> with 3.1.1.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Greg
>>>>          
>>>        
>>
>> --
>> Patrick H. Lauke
>>
>> Web Evangelist
>> Developer Relations Team
>> Opera - http://www.opera.com
>>
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