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Re: Editorial comment on Understanding document

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 15:23:46 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinu4FrOu1NXPdNr7l6bbV7Tfn3GsJvuh77FzQFW@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Cc: wai-wcag-editor@w3.org
I'm ok with these changes. Michael, do you want to include them?

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 10:36 AM, Bailey, Bruce <Bailey@access-board.gov> wrote:
> At:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/conformance.html#uc-levels-head
>
>
>
> We have:
>
>
>
> ·         whether the Success Criterion is essential (in other words, if the
> Success Criterion isn't met, then even assistive technology can't make
> content accessible)
>
> ·         whether it is possible to satisfy the Success Criterion for all
> Web sites and types of content that the Success Criteria would apply to
> (e.g., different topics, types of content, types of Web technology)
>
> ·         whether the Success Criterion requires skills that could
> reasonably be achieved by the content creators (that is, the knowledge and
> skill to meet the Success Criteria could be acquired in a week's training or
> less)
>
> ·         whether the Success Criterion would impose limits on the "look &
> feel" and/or function of the Web page. (limits on function, presentation,
> freedom of expression, design or aesthetic that the Success Criteria might
> place on authors)
>
> ·         whether there are no workarounds if the Success Criteria is not
> met
>
>
>
> I just noticed now that the parentheticals are all slightly different in
> style.   One has “e.g.”, one says “that is” (which I think is equivalent to
> the “in other words” used by first bullet).  The fourth bulleted item has a
> period before the parenthesis (but still no capitalization).  My personal
> preference would be that these are all converted to real sentences (i.e.,
> capitalize, and end each with a period), but I don’t think that’s style.
> So, given that, and the fact you eschew proper typographical quotation
> marks, here’s my suggested edits:
>
>
>
> ·         whether the Success Criterion is essential (in other words, if the
> Success Criterion isn't met, then even assistive technology can't make
> content accessible)
>
> ·         whether it is possible to satisfy the Success Criterion for all
> Web sites and types of content that the Success Criteria would apply to (for
> example, different topics, types of content, types of Web technology)
>
> ·         whether the Success Criterion requires skills that could
> reasonably be achieved by the content creators (in other words, the
> knowledge and skill to meet the Success Criteria could be acquired in a
> week's training or less)
>
> ·         whether the Success Criterion would impose limits on the "look &
> feel" and/or function of the Web page (in other words, limits on function,
> presentation, freedom of expression, design or aesthetic that the Success
> Criteria might place on authors)
>
> ·         whether there are no workarounds if the Success Criteria is not
> met
>
>
>
>
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