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

From: Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 14:21:02 +0100
Message-Id: <06C5537C-4ACF-4DBF-9804-358CEB589201@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: wai-eo-editors@w3.org, public-bpwg@w3.org
To: Sangwhan Moon <smoon@opera.com>

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.

> 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.

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