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Re: Potential clarification of Web Content/User Agent

From: Gregg C Vanderheiden <greggvan@umd.edu>
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:40:06 -0400
Message-Id: <E06F69FF-680A-4F1F-89C7-130352CE6AB5@umd.edu>
Cc: "w3c-waI-gl@w3. org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
This is close

The intent was:

It needs to be rendered directly from a URI by a user agent ,  that is, without downloading it with one app and opening it with another. 

That help?


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Gregg C Vanderheiden
greggvan@umd.edu



> On Apr 20, 2017, at 5:14 PM, Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:
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> Or, more widely, web content is anything that can be displayed/rendered directly from a URI without the need for it to be downloaded locally to a user's environment first (though even here issues of local cache for UAs may need to be at least aknowledged/outscoped). And a user agent is anything that can access and display/process web content directly from a URI without the need for it to be run locally, of sorts? Still circular reasoning, but at least includes explicit mention that it needs to be done directly "from the web" if you will.
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> If that was the original intent even in WCAG 2.0, this would be an editorial change, rather than a substantive change, that should be easy to incorporate into WCAG 2.1?
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> Patrick H. Lauke
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