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Re: storing info in XSL-FO: new issue? [was: Draft TAG Finding:...]

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 20:14:17 +0100
Message-ID: <02d501c2448f$f639f240$a5570150@localhost>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>, <www-style@w3.org>, <w3c-css-wg@w3.org>

[+BCC to WAI PF]

> I'll leave it to the editor(s) to address your suggestion about
> the text of the finding, but it seems to me that just omitting
> XSL-FO from that phrase won't address the issue you raise
> about whether it's appropriate to use XSL-FO to store
> information.
> It looks like a new issue.

A new issue for TAG perhaps, but the WAI PF WG have been tackling such
issues for a number of months now as part of the work on the XML
Accessibility Guidelines. I refer you to checkpoint 2.1 of the current
working draft:-

- 2.1 Ensure all semantics are captured in markup in a repurposeable form.
XML Accessibility Guidelines
W3C Working Draft 29 August 2001

I'm not sure how much of this is an architecural issue rather than
accessibility; I suppose that this is for the chairs of the relevant groups
to decide.

Kindest Regards,
Sean B. Palmer
@prefix : <http://purl.org/net/swn#> .
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Received on Thursday, 15 August 2002 15:14:28 UTC

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