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Re: Still not satisifies with WCAG Guide 2.0 3.1.5 Reading Level:

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 15:29:03 -0800
Message-ID: <824e742c0712111529t2cb0dfe8yecd168899a7c22a5@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tim <dogstar27@optushome.com.au>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

Your argument is the reason this success criterion is at Level AAA. We
know this is not applicable to all sites, and we state that some AAA
success criteria cannot be implemented for all sites. Nevertheless,
it's an important principle for many users.

Regards,

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group

On Nov 4, 2007 6:25 AM, Tim <dogstar27@optushome.com.au> wrote:
>
> 3.1.5 Reading Level: When text requires reading ability more advanced
> than the lower secondary education level
>
> WCAG Guide 2.0  still does not allow for content for a specific
> audience, especially University level.
> Every university level page in the world will fail testing!
> Not every page is intended for a lower secondary school audience
> This is dumbing down the web, promoting language keywords that search
> engines like.
> Tell Shakespeare he uses too many unusual words.
> Re-write it for lower secondary level Willimam!
>
> Yours Faithfully
> Tim Anderson
> The Editor
> Heretic Press
> http ://www.hereticpress.com
> Email dogstar27@optushome.com
>
>
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