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Re: waicard10

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 07:51:33 -0500
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To: dd@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
Daniel,

At 10:58 AM 2/4/99 +0100, Daniel Dardailler wrote:
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>I think we have a winner: http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/waicard10.htm 
>
<...>
>> - 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).

OK fine.

>> 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.

Need to flip sentence order: For instance do not use "click here." For
consistency with regard to conciseness, Do not use "click here."

"sites" is missing from heading ("Web sites")


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