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Re: WAI card

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 1999 11:25:12 +0100
Message-Id: <199902021025.LAA28347@www47.inria.fr>
To: love26@gorge.net
cc: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org

> WL:: This is not a GL document and its purpose is to provide "bullets"
> to catch attention and involve people, not to educate them about *all*
> aspects of guidelines.  We cannot possibly put every P1 on this thing.

Well, it's not a P1 (I thought it was, or was going to be, but
apparently, it's going to stay P2), so I guess we can drop it.

> DD: "Somehow I'm afraid some people will look for a ALT or LANG element,
> not find it, and drop the case."
> 
> WL:: I would bet that most of those targeted by this card either know
> that alt and lang are either elements or attributes, which is which, or
> dont' know or care.  If they have "font semantics" the point is still
> made and space is saved.

Let's keep it for now, and consider it as a first go if we need more
space.

> 
> The worst space offender is clearly 7.  It's the only "three-liner".
> Let's try some more on this because it's sort of clumsy.
> 
> 7.Scripts, Applets, & Plug-ins Provide alternative representations in
> case active content is inaccessible or unsupported. 
> 
> Perhaps "use" instead of "provide"?  "when" for "in case" and even
> eliminate "active" and "or unsupported" since the latter strongly
> implies inaccessibility?

Yes, I think we can save one line out of three with some rewording.
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