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RE: Ian's comments on XAG

From: <DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 15:36:55 +0100
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700F024A7469@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
To: charles@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-pf@w3.org
Ian said:
>   - I think checkpoints 1.2 and 2.1 are so general as to be
>     not that useful. Please be more specific; pick the most
>     important cases and make a few extra checkpoints.

Perhaps for 1.2 revert to the example of 
 <mediaExample>
   <imgObj>...
   <textObj> ...
   <audioObj> ...
 </mediaExample>

To demonstrate the 'flexibility' mentioned.

For 2.1 I tend to agree with Ian. 



>   - I think the example in techniques for 1.2 could be better.
>     There's no need to talk about namespaces in the mydoc:para
>     part; people either will understand namespaces or not.
>     Make the example less geeky.

Plain text within <desc> element does it for me, and now I know its
useful / usable. Perhaps include two or more sentances?






>   - The first sentence in techniques for 1.2 is hard to understand.
Was 

In SVG, the desc element can be used to fully described a graphic, using
structured text from a different XML dialect for instance, and in the
graphics itself, the description text can be reused. 

Suggest:
In SVG, the desc element can be used to described a graphic object,
 using a plain text description. If structure is required, alternate
namespaces may be used. 




>   - In checkpoint 2.1: "Ensure all semantics are capture in markup in
>     a repurposable form."
> 
>      - Does this mean that scripts are illegal in XAG formats?

Good question, not addressed by XAG.
Is it that scripting is out of scope or that we are deliberately ignoring it
or have not thought of it?


Regards DaveP

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