Thread Subject: Re: Startingdiscussionson theAccessibility APIproposal
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From: Travis Roth
Date: Fri, Jan 05 2007 8:20 AM
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Jessica Brody wrote:
"ATIA would rather see enumerations written in broad brush strokes, not the
specifics that would indicate "use this particular accessibility API.""
"We need to focus on the end results - what we want to be able to achieve,
not the means of getting there."
In reading the current "accesibility API" proposal it seems this is exactly
what it does, or is intended to do. I do not find anywhere where it
specifies how the implementation of the API should be carried out technology
It seems much more useful in stating what the end result should be than the
current 1194.21(c), 1194.21(d) and 1194.21(f) standards do.
I understand there is some desire to make broad statements that will stand
forever. However, it is entirely possible to make these type of statements
that cannot actually be used in the real world.
There needs to be a way for all parties involved to have "testable" items so
that compliance can be determined.
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