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RE: Proposal for 4.2, Ensure that user interfaces are accessible

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 18:07:50 -0500
To: <jasonw@ariel.its.unimelb.edu.au>, "'Loretta Guarino Reid'" <lguarino@adobe.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20050429230751.4D0AA1CC36F@m14.spamarrest.com>


 > [6] New GL 1.3 Level 1 SC
 > <proposal>
 > The role, state and value of every element of the web content can be  >
programmatically determined.

Proposal 1: Amend the above to "label, role state and value".


Proposal 2: Replace "every element of the Web content" with "every user
interface component of the Web content", 


then define "user interface component" as any part of the Web content that
can receive focus and accept input from the user.

GV:  NOT GOOD.  User interfaces also provide information.  You need to
either change this to 'user input interface component'  or change definition
to:  "any part of the Web content that conveys information to or accepts
input from the user".  It's not as clean but we can't define user interface
as only input. 
Received on Friday, 29 April 2005 23:07:58 UTC

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