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ACTION-89: Modification to WCAG intent for 3.3.2 to address concern with automatic changes of context

From: Alex Li <alli@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 18:46:04 +0000
To: "public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org" <public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org>
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Propose to add the following note to the intent of 3.2.2:
Note: The term "automatically" means more than automated action without human intervention.  It also includes the meaning of actions without thought or consideration.  In the cases where a change of context takes place to correct or alert user input error (see 3.3.1 and 3.3.3), it is not a violation of 3.2.2.  For example, it is not considered an automatic change of context to trigger a warning when user enters "25" in a MM:DD:YYYY date entry field.

Alex Li
Senior Strategist
Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Group
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