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Re: Your comments on WCAG 2.0 Last Call Working Draft of December, 2007

From: Makoto Ueki <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2008 14:39:18 +0900
Message-ID: <29e2613a0803212239m25a89e34t6502c29ca75c3ed2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Loretta Guarino Reid" <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Cc: public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org

Loretta,

Thanks very much for the response from WCAG WG. I accept it.

It'll be better that the examples such as progress bar which is
considered to be essential would be presented in the Understanding or
any other documents.

- Makoto

2008/3/11, Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>:
> Dear Makoto Ueki,
>
> Thank you for your comments on the 11 Dec 2007 Last Call Working Draft
> of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20071211). The WCAG Working Group
> has reviewed all comments received on the December draft. Before we
> proceed to implementation, we would like to know whether we have
> understood your comments correctly and whether you are satisfied with
> our resolutions.
>
> Please review our resolutions for the following comments, and reply to
> us by 31 March 2008 at public-comments-wcag20@w3.org to say whether
> you accept them or to discuss additional concerns you have with our
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>
> 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
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> Comment 1: Progress Bar
> Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/2008Feb/0152.html
> (Issue ID: 2591)
> Status: VERIFIED / PARTIAL/OTHER
> ----------------------------
> Original Comment:
> ----------------------------
>
> Just to clarify. Is the progress bar, which shows the status of the
> progress with the animation, "part of an activity where the changes
> are essential"? Should it be stopped within 3 seconds or have "Pause"
> and "Restart" button?
>
> ---------------------------------------------
> Response from Working Group:
> ---------------------------------------------
>
> We have added a definition for essential to help clarify this:
>
> essential
>  if removed, would fundamentally change the information or
> functionality of the content, and information and functionality can
> not be achieved in another way that would conform
>
> The purpose or function of a progess bar is to show the time-based
> progress of some activity, so it would be essential.
>
> Success Criterion 2.2.2 also says that "Moving or blinking content
> that is pure decoration can be stopped or hidden by the user." If
> there are aspects of the implementation of the progress bar that are
> purely decorative, such as flying files, some method needs to be
> provided to pause and restart, dismiss or hide the decorative movement
> for users who find it distracting.
>
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