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From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 10:58:07 +0100
Message-Id: <199902040958.KAA11019@www47.inria.fr>
To: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
cc: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org

I think we have a winner: http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/waicard10.htm 

Thanks Harvey for the HTML validity review, it now passes
validator.w3.org and is also tidied-up.

Regarding your comment

> The actual example waicards9snapshot.gif prints (2.4" x 4.2"), about
> 120% of the US business card (2" x 3.5"). It looks like the point
> size in the text of the *.gif is about 11 pt, so the scaling of the
> gif, up 20%, is consistent with 9 pt at the 2" x 3.5" card size. I
> assume the latter is your objective.

Yes, the gif is just to show the layout, not the real size. It wasn't
clear so I modified the sentence introducing the link. I have also
attached a Color PostScript of the card, which is at real size (gives
same size as the pilot when I print it).

(the day we don't need a gif and ps but can only use CSS font-size and
other positioning and printing properties to do that dual layout is
going to be a great day)

Judy, I incorporated most of your comments. 

> 3. Images & Animations Use the alt attribute to describe the function of
> all visuals. 
> 
> - I guess I missed something months ago, but I think this works better if
> we take out "the function of". "Function of" works OK for animations, but

I took the <em> out on "function" but I insist we keep the word
itself. It was discussed heavily on the GL list and people really want
ALT to indicate which function the visual performs, not to indicate a
description of the visual (see my examples to Alan: "search" instead
of "little magniflyer glass"). For purely decorative graphics, the
function is nil and ALT="", which is different than no ALT - which is
invalid).
 
> 6. Hypertext Links Use text that makes sense when read out of context. No
> "Click here". 
> 
> - there is room to substitute 'Do not use "click here"' so I think we
> should substitute that, to keep the phrasing flow consistent.

My intent with 
    No "Click here"
  was to convey some kind of genericity, as in 'No "click here" kinda
  stuff please'
  I now have
    Hypertext Links: Use text that makes sense when read out 
    of context. Do not use "click here" for instance.
 
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