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RE: [EXT] RE: Content Usable Proposed Change to Section 7

From: Bradley Montgomery, Rachael L. <rbradley@mitre.org>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2019 16:13:19 +0000
To: EA Draffan <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, "public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org" <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
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E.A,

I think the "when making mistakes" is clearer. I do not know if the "for" stems from a difference in language use but if everyone is OK with the change, I'll use:

Ensure the person does not feel like they are at fault when making mistakes. While this is always important during usability testing, this scenario  is even more likely for people with cognitive impairments.
Thank you for the input.

Rachael

From: EA Draffan <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Sent: Thursday, May 9, 2019 11:53 AM
To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org
Subject: [EXT] RE: Content Usable Proposed Change to Section 7

English question and this is possibly a British/Canadian/Australian English versus US English thought - (today's meeting - US English is the official WCAG language)

" they are at fault for making mistakes"
Is this the same as saying  " they are at fault when making mistakes"?

Best wishes
E.A.

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From: Bradley Montgomery, Rachael L. [mailto:rbradley@mitre.org]
Sent: 09 May 2019 16:43
To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org<mailto:public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Subject: Content Usable Proposed Change to Section 7

Hello,

Within section 7, it states:

Ensure the person does not feel like they are at fault for making mistakes; this is a likely scenario for people with cognitive impairments."

I suggest changing it to the following to emphasize the need for usability/UX professionals who already consider this some in their test design:

Ensure the person does not feel like they are at fault for making mistakes. While this is always important during usability testing, this scenario  is even more likely for people with cognitive impairments.
Please respond to the group with your thoughts on the change.
Thank you,
Rachael
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