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Re: Adding the word "meaning"?

From: Joshue O Connor <josh@interaccess.ie>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:16:19 +0100
Message-ID: <58FA1433.3070206@interaccess.ie>
To: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
CC: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
>
> I won't speak for Josh, but I read (and interpret) that as "context" - 
> essential content is the "what", but context is the "why".

Sorry for the late reply - I think the use of 'content' is too open here.
I don't think that conveys meaning either - even if in our glossary of 
definitions
we may state that this is the case.

So I do suggest adding meaning to the SC text - in order for it to be 
clear/explicit.
IMO, this would also support the kind of use cases that Wayne was 
talking about.

Thanks

Josh
> John Foliot <mailto:john.foliot@deque.com>
> 20 April 2017 at 20:07
> Hi Laura,
>
> I won't speak for Josh, but I read (and interpret) that as "context" - 
> essential content is the "what", but context is the "why".
>
> Josh, does that match with your thinking here as well?
>
> JF
>
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>
>
> -- 
> John Foliot
> Principal Accessibility Strategist
> Deque Systems Inc.
> john.foliot@deque.com <mailto:john.foliot@deque.com>
>
> Advancing the mission of digital accessibility and inclusion
> Laura Carlson <mailto:laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
> 20 April 2017 at 19:49
> Hi Josh,
>
> Sorry I had to drop off at the end to today's call.
>
> I want to follow up with you on your suggestion of adding the word
> "meaning" to the intro sentence of the adapting text SC.
>
> "JOC: Some sample text to cover semantics - Each of the following text
> styles of the page can be overridden with no loss of essential
> content, functionality or meaning." [1]
>
> Doesn't the word "content" [2] as defined in 2.0 already cover that?
>
> Thank you.
>
> Kindest Regards,
> Laura
>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/2017/04/20-ag-minutes.html
> [2] https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/#contentdef
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>

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Joshue O Connor
Director | InterAccess.ie
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