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Re: A first list of errors on Understanding WCAG 2.0 document

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 14:40:40 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimUmLMBm5uK22wfffVXnHGl9Lw533778vBHFVBD@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvie duchateau <sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 8:04 AM, Sylvie duchateau
<sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr> wrote:
> Dear all,
> As LTO organization for the translation of "understanding WCAG 2.0" into
> French, we have already sent a message to the list concerning a broken link.
> This message is archived at:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/2009Dec/0001.html
> We found several other erros in the Understanding document and we will send
> our comments to the list. We will inform you whether we have corrected these
> mistakes in the translation or ask you for advice.
>
> 1. We added language identification at the beginning of each translated file
> of each success criterion.
>
> 2. In the resources section of each success criterion there is no
> information about the language of the resource (dutch, japanese...) and no
> language identification about the resource title. We added this information
> in the French translation.
>
> 3. In SC 1.3.1, section "Common failures", the failure F2 has been listed
> twice. We will remove one occurence in the translation.
>
> 4. F30 talks about "failure of SC" instead of Success ciretirion". We will
> write both words Success Criterion and not SC.
>
> 5. F87, F88 and F89 do not mention the words Success Criterion. F87, for
> example, says: "F87: Failure of 1.3.1 due to inserting non-decorative
> content by using :before and :after pseudo-elements and the 'content'
> property in CSS". We will add "failure of Success Criterion 1.3.1" in the
> translation.
>
> 6. In SC 1.4.1, broken link as mentionned in previous archived e-mail.
>
> 7. In SC 1.4.3: in the "intent of this success criteria" section the anchor
> to "resources" does not work as it has not been named correctly. We
> corrected this mistake in the translation.
>
> 8. SC 1.4.5 : in the note on formula there is a link to the anchor to
> related resources that does not work. We have corrected it in the
> translation.
>
> 9. In SC 1.4.6 there is a heading h2 "examples for success criterion 1.4.6"
> but no examples. We kept the heading on the translation but we are not sure
> we should remove it or not.
>
> 10. Same note for Understanding SC 1.4.7: heading entitled examples but no
> examples are available.
>
> 11. In SC 2.1.1, 2.1.2 and 2.1.3 there is no heading "Related Resources"
> whereas other success criteria have the haeding "Related resources" followed
> by "non currently documented".
>
> 12. In SC 2.2.1 there is a "common failure" which is not related to SC 2.2.1
> but to success criteria 2.2.2. See F16. Shall we remove it? I suspect that
> there are also techniques that are not related to SC 2.2.1 but to 2.2.2.
>
> 13. In success criterion 2.4.1, section "intent of this success criterion"
> there is a note 1 followed by text and followed by the title "note 2:" with
> no text  in  it.   I t seems to be a mistak e, an d we deleted the title
> note 2 in the French translation.
>
> 14. In Understanding SC 2.4.2, in section examples, second example
> "document" there is a list of section of WCAG 2.0. It
> says that :
> "Appendix B has the title "Checklist for Web Content Accessibility
> Guidelines 2.0."
> I suppose that this refers to a former version of WCAG 2.0 as appendix
> B of the 11 december version is "acknowledgments". We changed this in the
> translation writing that appendix B is acknowledgements.
> I may send you some more comments while translating the document.
> Best regards
>
> --
> Sylvie Duchateau for stakeholders working on the translation of
> Understanding WCAG 2.0 into French.
> Association BrailleNet
> Tél.: +33(0] 1 44 27 26 25      Fax : +33 (0) 1 44 27 34 49
> Web : http://www.accessiweb.org
>
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Response from the Working Group
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Thank you for pointing these errors out. We will include revisions in
the next update of the Understanding and Techniques documents.

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
Received on Friday, 21 May 2010 21:41:09 UTC

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