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Editorial: Checkpoint 2.1

From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 18:39:31 -0500
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To: User Agent Guidelines Emailing List <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Checkpoint 2.1 Ensure that the user has access to all content, including 
alternative equivalent representations for content.

The meaning of "equivalent" from Random House Dictionary:
1. equal in value, measure, force, significance, etc.
2. corresponding in position, function., etc.

All we assert is that comparable information is available, differently
represented. I think that "equivalent" asserts equality or correspondence,
both of which seem beyond what we expect.

Regards/Harvey Bingham
Received on Monday, 10 January 2000 19:00:24 UTC

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