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

From: Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 18:01:57 -0300
Message-Id: <96DF18A9-017A-45F0-8595-5AF68E858826@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: wai-eo-editors@w3.org, public-bpwg <public-bpwg@w3.org>
To: Jo Rabin <jrabin@mtld.mobi>

Hi Jo,

Thanks for your comments.

On 13 Oct 2008, at 10:13, Jo Rabin wrote:

> >> Under Focus (tab) order - I think the mobile section sort of  
> implies that navigation is via tab key, which it isn't, but in any  
> case it may be worth mentioning that it's hard to navigate with the  
> common 4-way rocker.
>
> >Please let me know what you think about the latest version of the  
> description, I tried not to talk about any specific technology here.
>
> Sorry if this seems a bit picky, or unduly politically correct, but
>
> "Mobile Context: Pointing device not present or inadequate."
>
> I think that saying "inadequate" opens a number of questions which  
> we don't want to go into here, so maybe we can just say "There may  
> be no pointing device"


I understand your point. What about changing Mobile context to "  
Device has no mouse, only alphanumeric keypad or joystick so user can  
use tab navigation to move from one element to another". Do you think  
this will solve the ambiguity in the definition?

>
> >Changed the description to "Some older mobile browsers do not  
> display content with invalid markup. Additionally, content  
> adaptation for mobile device agents is unpredictable and possibly  
> incomplete if the page markup is invalid."
>
> I really think the second sentence (Additionally ...) asks more  
> questions than it answers so it would be better if it was removed.

OK, I will remove that.

Please let me know what you think about the suggested change above so  
that I can quickly change the document.

Yeliz.
Received on Monday, 13 October 2008 21:02:36 UTC

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