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Re: Feedback on "Shared Web Experiences: Barriers Common to Mobile Device Users and People with Disabilities"

From: Sangwhan Moon <smoon@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 15:15:21 +0900
Message-ID: <48E9ACF9.5090009@opera.com>
To: Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
CC: wai-eo-editors@w3.org, public-bpwg@w3.org

Thanks Yeliz,

Looks great!

Yeliz Yesilada wrote:
> Hi Sangwhan,
> 
> Thanks for your comments. I have addressed them all in the latest 
> version (<http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/experiences-new> and 
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/experiences-new-format>). Please let me 
> know if you are happy with the changes.
> 
> On 24 Sep 2008, at 17:38, Sangwhan Moon wrote:
> 
>> I'm pretty new to the group and the following are a couple trivial 
>> suggestions as feedback for "Barriers Common to Mobile Device Users 
>> and People with Disabilities". These might be invalid as I am still 
>> going through the backlog of the working group.
>>
>> Audio-only prompts (beeps, buzzes) for important information 
>> (warnings, errors).
>> - Buzzes do not seem to meet the context, as the context mostly states 
>> about hearing ability. I believe buzzing could also be a alternative 
>> alert for the both the blind and deaf.
> 
> Removed "buzzes" from the list.
> 

...and verified that it's not there anymore.

>> Non-text content
>> - Images or other media content that can trigger a page reflow should 
>> explicitly state a predefined size for the user agent to reserve that 
>> space for the image before it is loaded to prevent the page text 
>> content from being pushed down due to delayed image delivery in a 
>> linearized page format. Reflow that moves the current viewport will 
>> provide a bad user experience for users with motor disability and will 
>> even frustrate normal users.
> 
> We tried to keep the descriptions of the problems stated short as they 
> are already explained in detail in other W3C documents.
> 

Brilliant. Agree that it would be clearer to have things split out so 
people don't have read the same thing over and over. ;)

Cheers
Sangwhan


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