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bullet 2, \"checked\", seems unnecessary

From: WCAG 2.0 Comment Form <nobody@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 18:40:15 +0000 (GMT)
To: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
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Name: Patrick H. Lauke
Email: redux@splintered.co.uk
Document: W2
Item Number: Success Criterion 3.3.6
Part of Item: 
Comment Type: technical
Summary of Issue: bullet 2, \"checked\", seems unnecessary
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
\"Checked: Submitted data is checked for input errors before going on to the next step in the process.\"

The concept of checking for errors sounds to me like a common application design tenet, not an accessibility one. Also, why should the app check for errors before moving on to the next step? Would a final screen saying \"there were errors in steps 3 and 5, here are the fields for you to edit\" or similar not work as well?

Proposed Change:
Bullet 2 seems unnecessary, or requires better wording.
Received on Friday, 29 June 2007 18:40:22 UTC

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