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Re: Examples 5 and 6 should be deleted

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 16:52:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWZyQ30D_RSL6=ucVd=ySDRgmcXunk=3E_-gJcmXDvDEOg@mail.gmail.com>
To: djohnson@commonlook.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 1:58 PM, <noreply@w3.org> wrote:

> Name: Duff Johnson
> Email: djohnson@commonlook.com
> Affiliation: NetCentric Technologies
> Document: TD
> Item Number: PDF3
> Part of Item: Examples
> Comment Type: technical
> Summary of Issue: Examples 5 and 6 should be deleted
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> SC 1.3.2 requires attention to LOGICAL reading order (denoted in PDF via
> "tags"), not the order of the PDF content stream. Examples 5 and 6 reflect
> Adobe tool functionality specific to reordering the content stream.
> Proposed Change:
> Delete examples 5 and 6.
> ================================
Response from the Working Group
Thanks you for your comment.

We have edited PDF3 to make it clearer that logical order as represented in
the tagging order must be correct in order to offer a correct reading
order. Note that for text nodes, the order of the words in the content
stream must also be correct.

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 Tuesday, 23 October 2012 23:52:47 UTC

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