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AW: template definition (was Re: Fwd: Re: comments on WCAG Methodology)

From: Kerstin Probiesch <k.probiesch@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:04:26 +0200
To: "'Shadi Abou-Zahra'" <shadi@w3.org>, "'Eval TF'" <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <503f64bc.9782cc0a.5a86.7139@mx.google.com>
Hi all,

I'm fine with the ATAG-definition and with adopting it. 


Best


Kerstin


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Shadi Abou-Zahra [mailto:shadi@w3.org]
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 30. August 2012 14:38
> An: Eval TF
> Betreff: template definition (was Re: Fwd: Re: comments on WCAG
> Methodology)
> 
> Dear Eval TF,
> 
> As requested, please see the definition for "templates" from ATAG 2.0:
>   - <http://www.w3.org/TR/ATAG20/#def-Template>
> 
> Given that ATAG 2.0 is still a Working Draft, this definition might
> change. We could still adopt it with a requirement to update it should
> it change in future drafts of ATAG 2.0.
> 
> For comparison, here is the definition for "template" in our draft:
>   - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/conformance/ED-methodology-
> 20120730#template>
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> Regards,
>    Shadi
> 
> 
> On 27.8.2012 20:38, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
> > Dear Eval TF,
> >
> > Please see message below in response to WCAG WG comment #13:
> >   - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/conformance/comments-20120730-WCAG#c13>
> >
> > Regards,
> >    Shadi
> >
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: Re: comments on WCAG Methodology
> > Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 09:29:15 -0400
> > From: Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>
> > To: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > I looked at the ATAG definitions, which aren't particularly helpful,
> > because they are serving a different purpose.  But in case they are
> > useful, here they are:
> >
> > templates
> >      Content patterns that are filled in by authors or the authoring
> > tool to produce content for end users (e.g., document templates,
> content
> > management templates, presentation themes). Often templates will
> > pre-specify at least some authoring decisions.
> >
> >          accessible templates (WCAG): Templates that can be filled in
> to
> > create web content that meets the WCAG 2.0 success criteria (Level A,
> AA
> > or AAA), when both of the following are true:
> >              The author correctly follows any instructions provided
> > (e.g., correctly responding to prompts, correctly replacing
> highlighted
> > placeholders); and
> >              No further authoring occurs
> >          Note: Under these conditions, some templates will result in
> > completely empty documents, which are considered accessible by
> default.
> >
> > template selection mechanism
> >      A function beyond standard file selection that allows authors to
> > select templates to use as the basis for new content or to apply to
> > existing content.
> >
> >
> 
> --
> Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
> Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
> Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
> Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
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