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Re: use of symbols for 'required' ( LC-2948)

From: <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:06:19 +0000
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To: Andrew Arch <andrew.arch@gmail.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
 Dear Andrew Arch ,

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has reviewed the
comments you sent [1] on the Last Call Working Draft [2] of the Techniques
for WCAG 2.0 (Public Review Draft) published on 24 Jul 2014. Thank you for
having taken the time to review the document and to send us comments!

The Working Group's response to your comment is included below.

Please review it carefully and let us know by email at
public-comments-wcag20@w3.org if you agree with it or not before 1
September 2014. In case of disagreement, you are requested to provide a
specific solution for or a path to a consensus with the Working Group. If
such a consensus cannot be achieved, you will be given the opportunity to
raise a formal objection which will then be reviewed by the Director during
the transition of this document to the next stage in the W3C Recommendation
Track.

Thanks,

For the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group,
Michael Cooper
W3C Staff Contact

 1. http://www.w3.org/mid/E1XIFQU-000885-Lk@stuart.w3.org
 2. http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2014/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20140724/


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Your comment on G131: Providing descriptive labels:
> Item Number: G131
> Part of Item: Description
> Comment Type: editorial
> Summary of Issue: use of symbols for 'required'
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> Consider suggesting the use of real text ahead of text symbols to
> indicate required fields
> 
> Proposed Change:
> Current: "The label may also be used to include a text symbol or text
> indicating that input is required."
> Proposed: "The label may also be used to include text or a text symbol
> indicating that input is required."


Working Group Resolution (LC-2948):
We've made the change you suggest.

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