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Re: URI in confomance claim returns 404 error

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 18:44:12 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimw7nohncb43Lf=uDosCPMrpzmYiJNcFbwjJM+O@mail.gmail.com>
To: sheena.mccullagh@blueyonder.co.uk
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 12:39 PM,  <sheena.mccullagh@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
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> Name: Sheena McCullagh
> Email: sheena.mccullagh@blueyonder.co.uk
> Affiliation: None
> Document: UW
> Item Number: Understanding Conformance
> Part of Item: Intent
> Comment Type: editorial
> Summary of Issue: URI in confomance claim returns 404 error
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> I claimed conformance for my own web site yesterday and did it by copy and pasting from your example code amending date and my own URI, so it was virtually verbatim of Example 2, but when I tried to make http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-WCAG20-20081211/ into an active link, it returned Error 404.  NB you have this same URI in each of the examples of conformance claims.
>
> Proposed Change:
> Change the link to the one we are supposed to use in conformance claims.  With no other guidance I set it to point to http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.
>
> (From a personal perspective I hope this is acceptable as I write by hand I put the claim in the meta data of all the pages (around 60 of them) and I really don't want to have to change it on each page in turn.)
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Response from the Working Group
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Thank you for pointing this out; we will fix it. The URI you should
use for your conformance claims, and the one to which we will update
the examples, is http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-WCAG20-20081211/.


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 Saturday, 4 September 2010 01:44:44 UTC

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