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Re: Several mistakes in Techniques

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 21:37:24 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimGL9fWFU4jgw6TcKdp97Irxacmitay-3CcoHWU@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tomas Caspers <tcaspers@me.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
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Response from the Working Group
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Tomas, thank you for catching these errors. We will fix them in the next update.


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

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 7:10 AM, Tomas Caspers <tcaspers@me.com> wrote:
> Esteemed colleagues,
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> during the translation of WCAG Techniques into German we found a few errors or omissions.
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> Cheers, Tomas
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> Describing the purpose of a link in HMTL in the text content of the a element. (2 instances)
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> Typo - must read: HTML
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> <acronym title="Unifrom Resource Identifier">URI</acronym>
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> Typo - must read: Uniform
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> Check that the value of the lang attribute conforms to BCP 47: Tags for the Identification of Languages or its successor and reflects thae primary language used by the Web page.
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> There is a typo in "the" before primary language.
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> Well-formedness is checked by parsing the document with a conforming XML parserand checking if the validation report mentions well-formedness errors.
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> There is a space between "parser" and "and" missing
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> Because current assistive technologies do not include commands to query information contextual information provided by parent list items, use of this technique requires users to navigate the list one item at a time.
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> Seems like "information" right after "query" is redundant as it is followed by contextual information.
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> This example replies on client-side scripting to implement the action
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> Must read:
> This example relies on client-side scripting to implement the action
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> It is possible for a select element to contain both single option elements and optgroup groups, though authors should consider if this is in fact the design intent when using this.
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> Is it really design intent or rather desired intent???
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> One of the best ways to do this to define widths of text block containers in percentages
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> There is an "is" missing before define
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> XHTML 1.0 provides the same features as HTML 4.01, except that it uses an XML structure, has a more strict syntax than the HTML structure.
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> Shouldn't there be an "and" before "has a more strict..."?
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> The following table describes how the role, name, value, and state are determined for HTML link and form controls.
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> There is an "s" missing in HTML link - I guess it should  be HTML links as in the sentence that follows.
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> The label element is associated to the input element via the 'for' attribute which references the 'id' attribute of the inpu element.
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> There is a "t" missing in the second "input".
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> Internet Explorer 7 only changes the text size when the CSS is defined in a style element, keyed off an element as in the examples.
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> Here we have a problem understanding what the last part "keyed off an element" means - can we ask for an explanation?
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> TIA
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> Tomas Caspers
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