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Re: Role Taxonomy - some comments

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 10:23:13 -0500
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At 4:33 PM +1100 12/6/05, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Some random comments on the spec version 
>http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/GUI/roleTaxonomy-20051106

[...]

>2. Rather than assigning a numeric importance to each heading level, 
>why not just define them in terms of being more or less important 
>than another, with a transitive property? This is likely to be more 
>accurate, and allows for extensibility since it is relatively easy 
>to insert something in a list.

+1

We should offer help with pruning/summarization. But a linear scale
of importance has fidelity issues.

There is also relative importance in terms of dependencies: "To
understand A, it is important that you understand B"

Al
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