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Re: last call and techniques

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1999 16:20:51 -0400
Message-ID: <379E14A3.F929895D@w3.org>
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <unagi69@concentric.net>
Cc: Authoring Tools Guidelines List <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
"Gregory J. Rosmaita" wrote:
> aloha, ian!

Mahalo, Gregory, for that comment. It would suffice then to
alert people that prose will be added after last call.

 - Ian
> what we desperately need is the input of persons actually slash intimately
> involved in the development process, which is why i am particularly interested
> in dick brown's report on his action item -- viz, to show the techniques for
> GLs 4 and 5 to FrontPage and Office team members, so as to solicit their
> opinion...  we desperately need more of this type of review, and we need to
> take advantage of those WG members (such as bruce roberts) who are actually
> involved in the design and implementation of authoring tools...  we also need
> to hear what the Amaya developers had to say to charles, vis a vis that tool's
> conformance the AU GL, so as to fine-tune and strengthen not only the
> techniques document, but so as to ensure that we haven't over-tersified the GL
> before taking it to last call...
> only after we get input from developers on the techniques, should we worry
> about "wrapper prose",
> gregory.
> ian wrote to the AU GL list:
> >Unfortunately, we don't have much data back about whether people
> >like/find useful the WCAG Techniques document. I think that the
> >document needs to be readable on its own, which to me implies that
> >some wrapper prose is necessary.
> >
> >How to get this done? Should the editors generate prose? The Working
> >Group?
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