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RE: WCAG WG decision on SC that we sent for their approval

From: Kiran Kaja <kkaja@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 10:33:15 +0100
To: Andi Snow-Weaver <andisnow@us.ibm.com>, "public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org" <public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <14C0E778294B30498B5912136BFA6F570192672A27D9@eurmbx01.eur.adobe.com>
Just sending in my thoughts earlier so that we have more time on the call:

1.2.2 Captions (prerecorded) & 1.2.4 Captions (live): The WCAG WG meeting minutes do not explain why they think the sentence about players is inappropriate. Do they consider that the SCs apply directly to players as well? if so, this should be clarified in the intent I think.

1.4.4 Resize text: looking at the last paragraph again, the penultimate sentence does imply that if an application is relying upon platform capability it has to obviously support that capability in order to meet this SC. So the last sentence is redundant. Or we could modify that penultimate sentence to something like this:

This means that either the application either on its own or using the capabilities of the platform under it, provides some means for enlarging the text 200% (zoom or otherwise) without
loss of content or functionality.

Kiran Kaja
Accessibility Engineer
Adobe Systems Europe
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From: Andi Snow-Weaver [mailto:andisnow@us.ibm.com]
Sent: 10 July 2012 03:40
To: public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org
Subject: WCAG WG decision on SC that we sent for their approval

Last Thursday the WCAG working group reviewed our proposals for SC that we have reached consensus on. This note is a summary for our meeting tomorrow.

Accepted as proposed:
* 1.1.1 Non-text Content
* 1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded)
* 1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded)
* 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded)
* 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics
* 1.4.1 Use of Color
* 1.4.5 Images of Text
* 2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap
* 2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold
* 2.4.4 Link Purpose (in context)
* 2.4.7 Focus Visible

Accepted if we agree to very minor modifications:
* 2.1.1 Keyboard<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/2-operable/21-make-all-functionality-available-from-a-keyboard/211-keyboard> - minor modification to the note
* 2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/2-operable/22-provide-users-enough-time-to-read-and-use-content/222-pause-stop-hide> - minor modification to the note

Accepted on condition that we remove the statement about non-web electronic documents without interactivity beyond hyperlinks automatically complying:
* 2.2.1 Timing Adjustable<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/2-operable/22-provide-users-enough-time-to-read-and-use-content/221-timing-adjustable>
* 3.2.1 On Focus<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/3-understandable/32-make-web-pages-appear-and-operate-in-predictable-ways/321-on-focus>
* 3.2.2 On Input<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/3-understandable/32-make-web-pages-appear-and-operate-in-predictable-ways/322-on-input>
* 3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/3-understandable/33-help-users-avoid-and-correct-mistakes/334-error-prevention-legal-financial-data>
* 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/4-robust/41-maximize-compatibility-with-current-and-future-user-agents-including-assistive-technologies/412-name-role-value>

Accepted on condition that we remove the statement about players
* 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded)<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/1-perceivable/12-provide-alternatives-for-time-based-media/122-captions-prerecorded>
* 1.2.4 Captions (Live)<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/1-perceivable/12-provide-alternatives-for-time-based-media/124-captions-live>

Accepted on condition that we remove the note about platform capability being relied upon:
* 1.4.4 Resize text<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/1-perceivable/14-make-it-easier-for-users-to-see-and-hear-content---including-separating-foreground-from-background/144-resize-text>

Accepted on condition that we remove the last two paragraphs. Suggest we submit a proposal for modification to WCAG 2.0 intent
* 3.3.1 Error Identification<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/3-understandable/33-help-users-avoid-and-correct-mistakes/331-error-identification>

Did not accept:
* 2.4.6 Headings and Labels - request TF submit a new proposal taking into account the comments on the survey<https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20120705wcag2ict/results#x222>.
* 4.1.1 Parsing - Peter has a WCAG action item to work with Loretta, Bruce, Michael, and James to draft a new proposal

For reference, you can review the WCAG meeting minutes at: http://www.w3.org/2012/07/05-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item03

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