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Re: accessibility supported/accessibility-supported

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:05:46 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0808291205j656c93ebu3a93debd52e170ab@mail.gmail.com>
To: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: JIS Working Group
> Document: W2
> Item Number: (none selected)
> Part of Item:
> Comment Type: editorial
> Summary of Issue: accessibility supported/accessibility-supported
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> There are both "accessibility supported" and "accessibility-supported" in WCAG 2.0 CR. Are they intentional or editorial mistakes?
> Proposed Change:
> Need consistency through the document if they are editorial mistakes.

Response from the Working Group
They are both correct. In English if you have two words that modify a
third, the two words should be hyphenated. Thus
'accessibility-supported technology' should be hyphenated but 'the
technology is accessibility supported' would not.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 29 August 2008 19:06:23 UTC

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