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Re: MINUTES(edited): W3C WAI User Agent Telecon 22 September 1999

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 10:36:34 -0400
Message-ID: <37EB8C72.C70633C4@w3.org>
To: Madeleine Rothberg <Madeleine_Rothberg@wgbh.org>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Madeleine Rothberg wrote:
>"And not all users have speakers, or the ability to hear, so software
>must not rely on audio output for messages and alerts. Any output provided
>in audio should also be available in other output media. Text is the most
>general output media, since most alternative output mechanisms rely on the
>presence of system-drawn text on the screen."

Thank you Madeleine, this is much clearer to me, and matches
the intent of the checkpoint related to output device-independence
of messages (1.something :-)

 - Ian

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