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RE: must/should/may

From: Kirill Gavrylyuk <kirillg@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 08:41:41 -0800
Message-ID: <B3F0DACD72892E4DB7E8296C6C9FC2F60414C065@red-msg-03.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Lofton Henderson" <lofton@rockynet.com>
Cc: <www-qa-wg@w3.org>
I don't see any confusion here - we decided to change to imperative
voice and priorities. Pure cosmetic issue.
Thanks 
-----Original Message-----
From: Lofton Henderson [mailto:lofton@rockynet.com] 
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 1:09 PM
To: Kirill Gavrylyuk
Cc: www-qa-wg@w3.org
Subject: must/should/may


Clearly, I was confused on this one.  Ian's mail said,

"* use the WAI style of the imperative voice for 
guidelines and checkpoints."

(I remembered about guidelines but not checkpoints.)

Daniel's message ([1]) said essentially the same (or alternately, use
priorities or normative keywords, not both).

Sorry if I created confusion here!

-Lofton.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-qa/2002Jan/0011.html

Excerpt from WCAG Checklist...

Priorities
Each checkpoint has a priority level assigned by the Working Group based
on the checkpoint's impact on accessibility. 
[Priority 1] 
A Web content developer must satisfy this checkpoint. Otherwise, one or
more groups will find it impossible to access information in the
document. Satisfying this checkpoint is a basic requirement for some
groups to be able to use Web documents. 
[Priority 2] 
A Web content developer should satisfy this checkpoint. Otherwise, one
or more groups will find it difficult to access information in the
document. Satisfying this checkpoint will remove significant barriers to
accessing Web documents. 
[Priority 3] 
A Web content developer may address this checkpoint. Otherwise, one or
more groups will find it somewhat difficult to access information in the
document. Satisfying this checkpoint will improve access to Web
documents. 
Received on Friday, 18 January 2002 11:42:14 GMT

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