Thread Subject: Re: Definition of Web Content
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From: Barrett, Don
Date: Tue, Jun 26 2007 11:45 AM
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"Put a note in Web guidelines that refers to software guidelines for
software embedded in web - or for software downloaded from web."
I like this approach because it keeps things simple when they are
simple, and when more complex software-based content is introduced,
expands to handle it. In the current standards, 22[m] does much the
same thing; the problem with the current standard isn't that we are
doing this; it's more that the current standard doesn't fully define
when the software standards come into play. The concept though is
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Subject: Re: [teitac-websoftware] Definition of Web Content
I think Web content is content the comes from the Web and is rendered in
a Web browser (user agent).
The Web has a definition and I think we should work off of that.
The problem - I think - is twofold
1) That many people who create web content are not programmers and
could not understand software guidelines
2) That Web content is increasingly looking like or incorporating
We can argue Separate or Combined and probably all agree on all the
details and still come down all over the map.
I wonder if the approach might be to
1) Keep the Web guidelines separate so that simple content
developers can have a set of guidelines they understand.
2) Put a note in Web guidelines that refers to software guidelines
for software embedded in web - or for software downloaded from web.
Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
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