RE: ATAG PR: improving RP definition

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-----
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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:
  >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
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