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Re: ATAG PR: improving RP definition

From: Jutta Treviranus <jutta.treviranus@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 1999 17:17:39 -0400
Message-Id: <v04011705b445055bb7e2@[]>
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <unagi69@concentric.net>, Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: Authoring Tools Guidelines List <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
I have no objections to changing the example used.


At 1:59 PM -0500 11/2/99, Gregory J. Rosmaita wrote:
>aloha, charles!
>as long as you are contemplating a change in the wording of the explanation of
>Relative Priority, please reconsider the use of ACRONYM and ABBR as your P3
>as documented in my exchange with phil jenkins on the w3c-wai-au list, in
>archived at:
>and http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-au/1999OctDec/0096.html
>i am adamantly opposed to the use of ACRONYM and ABBR in the Relative Priority
>example, as they are far more important to accessibility (and
>than the P3 accorded them by WCAG...
>yes, i know that WCAG as it stands today does accord the use of ACRONYM and
>ABBR a P3, but there has been much debate on several WAI lists as to the
>importance of the use of ACRONYM and ABBR (as well as their expansion slash
>exposition to user agents), and it would, therefore, behoove us to use a less
>controversial example, several of which are provided in the posts cited
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>Gregory J. Rosmaita <unagi69@concentric.net>
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