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Re: [Draft] Requirements for Before/After Web Site Retrofitting Demo

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 23:56:39 -0400
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To: Barry McMullin <mcmullin@eeng.dcu.ie>, w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
Cc: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>


At 03:37 PM 6/17/2005 +0100, Barry McMullin wrote:

>Hi all -
>Just to clarify the point I was trying to make on the telecon: I
>was not suggesting to expand the demo resource in any way.  As
>Shadi rightly pointed out, there are tools out there to
>facilitate demonstrating different "projections" of the site
>under a wide variety of client side conditions.  My point was the
>rather trivial one that this comment in the "Structure section":
>    5.2 [The good site] Would be the same set of pages and same
>      appearance as the "bad site" above
>should have a little qualification, maybe just one extra word,
>like this:
>    5.2 [The good site] Would be the same set of pages and same
>      *default* appearance as the "bad site" above
>Maybe there is a better word, but that was all the clarification
>I was wanting to point at...

Thanks for the clarification; I think that this provides a simpler way to 
address the concern that came up in last week's meeting.

>My only other comment is again a minor one, that I'd like to
>suggest that the "home page" in the bad site specifically use a
>client side image map for the very front end site-wide navigation
>(without ALT on the AREAs) so that it really fails fairly
>catastrophically in the absence of ALT.

Interesting idea. Shadi, Tanguy, any thoughts?


- Judy

>Happy coding! - Barry.

Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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