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Re: Minimum number of techniques in metadata

From: cstrobbe <Christophe.Strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 16:53:47 +0100
Message-ID: <1162223627.4546200b34058@webmail2.kuleuven.be>
To: public-wai-ert-tsdtf@w3.org

Hi Vangelis, All,

Quoting Evangelos Vlachogiannis <evlach@aegean.gr>:
> Hi Christophe, all,
> 
> I am sure there will be more ... so I think we need to go for it.
> 
> Additionally, I am not sure if for every failure of a technique there
> is 
>   a "failure" in the techniques document (??)..

Well, "failures" are failures of success criteria, not failures of 
techniques. You could also call them "anti-techniques" (cf "anti-
patterns").
The WCAG WG didn't create techniques where those would have been just 
negative versions of success criteria; they needed to be more specific.

Best regards,

Christophe

> 
> regards,
> Vangelis
> 
> cstrobbe wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Currently, the usage document [1] states: "Each each [sic] WCAG 2.0
> 
> > Test Sample must be linked to exactly one WCAG 2.0 technique or 
> > failure."
> > However, some success criteria require a combination of techniques,
> for 
> > example SC 2.4.2: "More than one way is available to locate content
> 
> > within a set of Web units..." [2]. 
> > Should we loosen up the restriction about the number of techniques?
> We  
> > could do that: "Each WCAG 2.0 Test Sample must be linked to exactly
> one 
> > WCAG 2.0 technique or failure, unless a combination of techniques
> is 
> > required to meet a success criterion."
> > 
> > Best regards,
> > 
> > Christophe
> > 
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tests/usingTCDL
> > [2]
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20-20060801/
> > Overview.html#navigation-mechanisms-mult-loc
> 
> 


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