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Re: ATAG PR: improving RP definition

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 1999 17:01:26 -0500 (EST)
To: Jutta Treviranus <jutta.treviranus@utoronto.ca>
cc: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <unagi69@concentric.net>, Authoring Tools Guidelines List <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.9911021700200.8016-100000@tux.w3.org>

I think we had in fact decided we would like to (I know I had). 


On Tue, 2 Nov 1999, Jutta Treviranus wrote:

  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
  >He that lives on Hope, dies farting
  >     -- Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1763
  >Gregory J. Rosmaita <unagi69@concentric.net>
  >   WebMaster and Minister of Propaganda, VICUG NYC
  >        <http://www.hicom.net/~oedipus/vicug/index.html>

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