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Re: Title that may confuse the reader

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:49:53 -0700
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To: sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 2:59 AM, <noreply@w3.org> wrote:

> Name: Sylvie Duchateau
> Email: sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr
> Affiliation: Association BrailleNet
> Document: TD
> Item Number: FLASH34
> Part of Item: Applicability
> Comment Type: editorial
> Summary of Issue: Title that may confuse the reader
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> Hello,
> We are currently completing the translation of Understanding WCAG 2.0 based
> on changes made in the October 14, 2010 version.
> One part of the work of our group is to translate the titles of the new
> Flash techniques.
> In our opinion, the title of technique Flash34 is too restrictive as it
> only talks  about screen reader detection.
> However, in the technique itself, note 3, it stands that "Other assistive
> technology tools, including screen magnifiers, or tools not used as
> assistive technologies may also utilize MSAA in ways that result
> in Accessibility.active being set to true.
> ".
> As the property accessibility:active does not only concern screen readers,
> we suggest that "screen  readers" be replaced by "assistive technologies",
> to prevent from confusing the reader who may think that this technique is
> only related to screen readers.
> Proposed Change:
> Using assistive technology detection to turn off sounds that play
> automatically
> ================================
 Response from the Working Group
We agree, and will change the title of the technique.

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 Thursday, 24 March 2011 00:50:23 UTC

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