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Issue #6: Rationale and success criteria of 2.2

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 11:59:12 -0500
Message-ID: <1075222752.401698e0dbcc5@webmail.utoronto.ca>
To: w3c-wai-au@w3.org

The wording in the most recent internal draft:
is quite good. However, in the interest of clarity, I suggest the following re-

2.2 Give priority to formats that enable the creation of WCAG-conformant 
content. [Priority 1] 

Some formats are "WCAG-capable", enabling the creation of web content that 
conforms to WCAG, while other formats may intrinsically preclude this 
possibility. Giving priority to WCAG-capable formats will increase probability 
that they are used.

Success Criteria:

When format selection is automatic, the selected format must be WCAG-capable.

When format selection is performed by the author, the most prominent format(s) 
must be WCAG-capable.

(A format is WCAG-capable when a WCAG techniques document that explains how to 
meet each applicable WCAG checkpoint has been published and explicitly 

Jan Richards, User Interface Design Specialist 
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC), University of Toronto 

  Email: jan.richards@utoronto.ca 
  Phone: 416-946-7060 
  Fax:   416-971-2896
Received on Tuesday, 27 January 2004 19:24:21 UTC

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