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RE: ATAG PR: improving RP definition

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 1999 08:10:22 -0600
To: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charles@w3.org>, "'Jutta Treviranus'" <jutta.treviranus@utoronto.ca>
Cc: "'Gregory J. Rosmaita'" <unagi69@concentric.net>, "'Authoring Tools Guidelines List'" <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000701bf2605$2ca89180$df2cfea9@gregg>
Sounds like a good idea to me too.


(Gregory, we should talk again on this.    We're still at P3, but I always
like to recheck and discuss to make sure we/re not missing something when
two sets of good heads come up with different answers.   Make sure we both
are looking at same information with same rulers.)

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 -----Original Message-----
From: 	w3c-wai-au-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-au-request@w3.org]  On
Behalf Of Charles McCathieNevile
Sent:	Tuesday, November 02, 1999 4:01 PM
To:	Jutta Treviranus
Cc:	Gregory J. Rosmaita; Authoring Tools Guidelines List
Subject:	Re: ATAG PR: improving RP definition


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
  >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
  >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
  >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
  >exposition to user agents), and it would, therefore, behoove us to use a
  >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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