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Re: My concerns regarding publication

From: Detlev Fischer <detlev.fischer@testkreis.de>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 20:49:33 +0100
Cc: Eval TF <public-wai-evaltf@w3.org>
Message-Id: <80E9372C-8C12-40C9-AA97-E7D1D7D3271F@testkreis.de>
To: "Userite" <richard@userite.com>
I support Richard's statement. For me, the absence of content in steps  
4 and 5 was the main reason for initially voting against publication  
of the draft in this state. Maybe we can find people willing to step  
in and quickly draft content for steps 4 and 5, then discuss it on the  
list? I would be ready to give it a try, for some sections.


On 15 Mar 2012, at 20:06, Userite wrote:

> Hi All,
> Sorry if I appear awkward but following our recent conference I am  
> even more worried about publishing this draft than I was before the  
> conference.
> I believe that we have a good document as far as it goes (down to  
> Step 3 of section 3) However after that there is nothing. No  
> indication of what sort of guidance we will provide, how we expect  
> evaluators to use and apply WCAG nor, crucially, on how we think we  
> might report the evaluation findings. These areas are of major  
> importance and therefore deserve at least some indication of where  
> we are going, or at least thinking of going. Even amongst ourselves  
> we are asking questions about things like conformance, how much more  
> would the public be asking if all they have available is the current  
> document?
> I am not suggesting that we provide the same level of detail yet in  
> steps 4 and 5 etc. as we have in the earlier parts. But we should be  
> able to outline our approach in a couple of weeks so that the public  
> get a more complete draft and we are clearer about the overall  
> process we are developing.
> So my request is to hold off publication for a couple more weeks so  
> that we can put some more flesh on the document.
> Kind Regards
> Richard
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