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Re: Your input needed, please: can you answer just one question?

From: Lisa Herrod <lisaherrod@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2012 06:53:23 +1000
Message-Id: <D893E61E-17C4-4080-BB83-FEAE9888A022@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-wai-engage@w3.org" <public-wai-engage@w3.org>
To: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Hi All,

Apologies for not contributing to the ARB project as yet, like all of us I'm just busy with project work, including a large ARB focused project right now - though I refer to it as 'role-based', not 'responsibility breakdown'.

I've been using this approach in my practice since 2007 and actually began with WCAG 1 before moving on to WCAG 2.

I've used my role-based methodology for years on various projects and from a user centred perspective, where the end user in this case is the practitioner using the guidelines in their work, I really believe conformance levels are better for organising. This is because clients ant their staff (the end users) essentially want to know if they meet A or AA.

Denis, Sharon, perhaps we should schedule a call? I've been applying this in practice, rather than in theory for quite a while and I'm more than happy (of course ;) to chat to you about how practitioners use and respond to it.

All the best


On 06/05/2012, at 11:23 PM, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org> wrote:

> Greetings all,
> We at Knowbility have volunteered to help Denis reorganize the tables within the Accessibility Responsibility Breakdown (ARB) project that he is contributing to the WAI-Engage wiki.  Denis has gotten feedback to use the POUR principles as the organizing theme rather that the conformance Levels. As we rebuild the tables, the question has arisen of how much information to put in the sections.
> Please compare the two tables: 
> Analysis http://www.w3.org/community/wai-engage/wiki/Accessibility_Responsibility_Breakdown#Analysis
> and
> Architecture http://www.w3.org/community/wai-engage/wiki/Accessibility_Responsibility_Breakdown#Architecture 
> Then answer the question of which presentation is preferable. Is it useful to use the short descriptions of each guideline as a contextual reference as in the Analysis table
> -OR -
>  or does it just add visual clutter and is it sufficient to link from the number and allow context when users follow the link?
> My opinion is that the tables will be very helpful and we would like to make them as usable as possible, so you input is much appreciated. Thanks for your ideas.   
> Best,
> Sharron
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