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Re: Accessibility Tests For Stanca Act

From: Johannes Koch <johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 13:11:09 +0200
Message-ID: <442BBCCD.9060508@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Christophe Strobbe wrote:

> We both know (for example from our experience with UWEM [1]) that 
> evaluating web content against WCAG 1.0 is problematic. WCAG 1.0 
> provides guidelines to developers; it says "provide this", "ensure 
> that", etcetera. These are things that developers can integrate into a 
> development process, they describe processes or tasks, not criteria or 
> features. This means that the only appropriate way to evaluate WCAG 1.0 
> conformance is an evaluation of development processes.

ACK in general. But in the case of "avoiding deprecate features", I can 
evaluate if the developer avoided deprecated markup by looking at the 
code. If there is deprecated markup, he/she did not avoid them.
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