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From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 06:06:18 -0800
Message-ID: <4554875A.8060806@gorge.net>
To: eowg <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

I started on handout materials for WCAG 2 over 3 years ago and still 
feel that with enough work by EOWG (or a task force subset thereof) we 
could have a striking outcome with the same sort of reach as was had by 
the QuickTips Card.

A group of statements focusing on the "4 Principles" might include:

Perceivable= They can sense it.
Operable= They can make it work.
Understandable= They can get it.
Robust= It won't break.

These could be stiff pages like a child's book to emphasize that even 
though the Rec itself is dense/forbidding, the underlying principles are 

Supplementing this is the tetrahedron whose faces have some brief 
renditions (graphic and textual) of these principles in 3-D form: 

The text (as well as the brailling and graphics of the faces) has not 
been subsequently addressed but as I handle what's already there I feel 
it would be a powerful means of disseminating the message at many 
levels. So far as I know only Wendy (former W3C contact for WCAG2) and I 
have versions of this in our workspace. You might print/cutout/assemble 
it to see why we like it.

Anybody up for it?

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