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Re: About technique H48

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 17:30:23 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0807101730r70209b1v9565d236dcc0517@mail.gmail.com>
To: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 12:19 PM, Sailesh Panchang
<sailesh.panchang@deque.com> wrote:
> HTML technique H48 deals with marking up lists. One of the tests is:
> "Check that content that has the visual appearance of a bulleted list is
> marked as an unordered list".
> Comment: Even when bullets are not used,  a sighted user can  still
> determine that certain items make up a list. For instance, top-nav or footer
> links placed  in one line horizontally. A sighted user would be able to
> relate these items as a group of n items.
> These should also be marked up as a list with no bullets.
> So I suggest that the test should be worded as:
> "Check that content that has the visual appearance of a list (with / without
> bullets)  is marked as an unordered list".
> Sailesh Panchang
> Accessibility Services Manager (Web and Software)
> Deque Systems Inc. (www.deque.com)
> 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite #140,
> Reston VA 20191
> Phone: 703-225-0380 (ext 105)
> E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com

Response from Working Group:
We have changed the test procedure as suggested. (It may take a few
days before the changes appear in the Editor's draft.)

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, 11 July 2008 00:31:07 UTC

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