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Re: Presentation on Page Authoring Guidelines 19980918

From: Paul Adelson <paul.adelson@citicorp.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 10:03:08 -0500
Message-Id: <199809231503.LAA11530@egate2.citicorp.com>
To: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@ACM.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
Hope the following is helpful:

On page 8 the slide says:

>Provide redundant information to allow understanding entirely
>  - visually
>  - aurally

For newbies in the audience, is it worth adding:
"HTML text can be aurally accessed via audio browsers or screen readers."
so they know they don't need to provide real-audio of every page.

On page 25 of your presentation it states:

>Ensure that form control labels are either
>   immediately following control on same line...

Shouldn't the label immediately precede, rather than immediately follow, the

Hope the presentation goes well.
 -- Paul

Harvey Bingham wrote:

> I have prepared a set of powerpoint '97 slides on the recent guidelines. I
> did not have time to await the official set being developed in the EO
> working group. They are a contribution to that effort.
> I present them Wednesday, 19980923 at the Web conference in Boston, Hynes
> Convention Center Room 104 6:00 to 7:30 at a Birds of a Feather session.
> I'd welcome your presence. I was volunteered for this a week ago, and knew the
> latest and greatest draft was soon to be released. So, I've spent today
> readying the talk based on that 19980918 release.
> As they include a W3C WAI logo their size ballooned by a factor of 2 to
> 186Kbytes. That makes them inaccessible over email to so many. Please
> have a look at them from my site:
>     http://www.tiac.net/users/bingham/accessbl/pa980918.ppt
> or that file pkzipped (33Kbytes):
>     http://www.tiac.net/users/bingham/accessbl/PA980918.ZIP
> I'd appreciate any critique and suggestions on repairs to them before noon
> tomorrow.
> Regards/Harvey Bingham
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