Thread Subject: Re: intro for 8.1?
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From: Jim Tobias
Date: Thu, Sep 20 2007 10:35 AM
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Thanks, Allen -- this is an important and necessary addition. We should
probably draft similar introductions for other sections, wherver there may
be doubt as to how to apply provisions.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hoffman, Allen [mailto: = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = ]
> Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2007 11:43 AM
> To: TEITAC Web/Software Subcommittee
> Subject: Re: [teitac-websoftware] intro for 8.1?
> Several people have raised questions related to how
> provisions in 8.1 relate to other sections. I think I'd like
> to propose an update to the draft for 09/14 to include some
> intro materials to alleviate this concern, as it is obvious
> some connection is needed to make this self-evident.
> Sections 3 and 6 above require that information delivered
> must be presented meeting accessibility requirements. To
> accomplish this, information storage formats must allow for
> inclusion of certain accessibility related attributes and/or
> functionalities. This section describes the functional
> accessibility requirements for such formats.
> When determining the most accessible product from a set of
> more than one, the format information is provided in can
> determine if other requirements can be met or not, and can be
> an important factor in the final determination. Note:
> Formats which do not include some functionalities such as the
> ability to represent synchronized media, would not be subject
> to that provision.