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RE: CFC: Issue 72: Proposed change in definition to "set of web pages"

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:24:27 +0000
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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From: Andrew Kirkpatrick [mailto:akirkpat@adobe.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 9:13 AM


AWK: I think that I’d need to understand what you’re calling an archive better Jason.  What’s the issue that you’re concerned about?

[Jason] http://www.example.org/compressed-file-containing-publication.epub


Is not a set of Web pages under either the current or proposed text, since under the definition of “Web page”, each page needs to be associated with a single HTTP URI.

Here, the compressed zip archive as a whole has a single URI and it is obtainable via HTTP. If its contents were extracted onto the server’s file system, they would be a “set of Web pages”, but the compressed archive file itself (in zip format, in this case) is not.

Nothing in the proposed CFC changes this fact; it’s still a problem which needs to be addressed in the definition of “Web page” or elsewhere.



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