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Re: eGov IG, Multi-Channel Delivery, second draft, with a little update

From: Miguel A. Amutio Gómez <miguel.amutio@map.es>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 11:33:50 +0200
Message-ID: <49EC417E.2000701@map.es>
To: Catherine Roy <croy@communautique.qc.ca>
CC: 'eGovIG' <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Hi,

Ok, I review the section with your comments.

Best regards,
Miguel A.



Catherine Roy escribió:
> Hi,
>
> On this latest proposal, I have the following comments.
>
> Sub-section "How Can Multi-Channel Delivery Be Achieved?"
>
> I would suggest adding a bullet that suggests the use of accessibility 
> guidelines (such as WCAG) or related government accessibility 
> standards (such as Section 508 in the US, CLF-Accessibility in Canada, 
> RGAA in France, etc., depending on where you are).
>
> Sub-section "Accessibility"
>
> I must reiterate that this whole section does not work if you are to 
> keep it with the heading "Accessibility". What is being talked about 
> in this sub-section is *Access* of which accessibility is a part.
>
> For WAI's definition of accessibility, please see [1].
>
> For W3C's definition of access for all or what they are now calling 
> the “Web for Everyone” (what they used to call “universal access”[2]), 
> please see [3].
>
> As it stands now, you are redefining one of W3C's already accepted 
> definitions for the concept of accessibility.
>
> I would also suggest that reference to section 508 be removed from 
> this section as I imagine this document does not only address US 
> concerns.
>
> Finally, I think the first paragraph, which seems to be adapted from 
> my e-mail from last night, only adds to the confusion and was not 
> meant to introduce this sub-section in this manner. It should 
> therefore be removed.
>
> Best regards,
>
>
> Catherine
> -- 
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/accessibility.php
> [2] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Points/
> [3] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/mission
>
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