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Re: Proposed reformulation of frames checkpoint

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 15:16:19 -0700
Message-Id: <4.1.19990922151607.00d19b30@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
looks good to me,

At 10:48 AM 9/22/99 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>As per my action item of [1], here's a proposal for new
>wording for checkpoint 4.12 of [2].
>Old Text:
>   4.12 Allow the user to turn on and off rendering of frames. [Priority
>New Text:
>   4.12 Allow the user to choose between a frameset or its
>        alternative supplied by the author. 
>        Note. For example, in HTML, allow the user to
>              choose between a frameset or a NOFRAMES
>              alternative. The ability to control frames is 
>              important for users with screen readers and users 
>              with some cognitive impairments. 
>Note that in this formulation, there is no reference
>to "turning frames on or off". 
>At no extra cost, here's a proposed addition to checkpoint 8.1
>Current Text:
>  8.1 Allow the user to navigate viewports (including frames).
>  Note. Navigating into a viewport makes it the current viewport.
>Proposed addition to the beginning of the Note: 
>For example, when all frames of a frameset are displayed 
>side-by-side, allow the user to navigate among them
>with the keyboard. Or, when frames are displayed individually
>(e.g., by a text browser or speech synthesizer), provide
>a list of links to individual frames.
> - Ian
>[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/1999/09/wai-ua-telecon-19990915.html
>[2] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WAI-USERAGENT-19990827/
>Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
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