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RE: Re: Conformance use-cases

From: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 14:38:17 +0000
To: "Richards, Jan" <jrichards@ocad.ca>, "w3c-wai-au@w3.org" <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D4219A0ECCAE794C9ED7DC6F5A4C0CD537B3939F77@jupiter.intranet.nomensa.com>
Hi Jan,

Ok, but if a tool does not support something required by ATAG, doesn't that make it a partial claim?

I just don't understand how you can make a full claim for a tool *and* not support something.

Makes perfect sense for the partial claim.

Kind regards,

-Alastair



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richards, Jan [mailto:jrichards@ocad.ca]
> Sent: 11 November 2011 14:29
> To: w3c-wai-au@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Re: Conformance use-cases
> 
> Hi Alastair,
> 
> VPATs are a bit like conformance claims for Section 508. For each
> criterion the claimant can answer "Supports", "Supports with
> Exceptions" or "Does not support" and can then provide explanation. I
> think this is valuable because it enables full disclosure even when the
> software has not met all the criteria. If we maintain that Level A must
> be reached to make an ATAG 2.0 claim, we're discouraging claimants from
> this type of full, honest disclosure.
> 
> Cheers,
> Jan
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alastair Campbell [mailto:acampbell@nomensa.com]
> > Sent: November 11, 2011 4:31 AM
> > To: Richards, Jan
> > Cc: w3c-wai-au@w3.org
> > Subject: RE: Re: Conformance use-cases
> >
> > Hi Jan,
> >
> > Still looking good. One hopefully quick question:
> >
> > It seems odd to be able to claim "Full" Conformance at "No level".
> >
> > I have to admit I'm not very familiar with VPATs (I read into it
> about
> > 6/7 years ago, but haven't come across them since). I had a quick
> look
> > again
> >
> (http://www.itic.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=vpat&category=resources
> > and searching for: vpat "no-level") but didn't see any reference to
> > that concept.
> >
> > Could you point me to somewhere or outline what no-level is aimed at
> > doing?
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >
> > -Alastair
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