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Re: On WCAG checklist

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 11:16:47 +0100
Message-ID: <49B0F80F.4060104@w3.org>
To: achuter@technosite.es
CC: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
I personally think that such a rigid and HTML-centric checklist is a 
step backwards. It seems like an exhaustive list of checks and people 
may think they are really done when they have ticked all the boxes.

Best,
   Shadi


Alan Chuter wrote:
> Hi Anna,
> 
> I wondered the same thing. The WCAG WG has not produced such a list, but 
> WebAIM have done one [1].
> 
> best regards,
> 
> Alan
> 
> 
> [1] http://webaim.org/standards/wcag/checklist
> 
> 
> Anna.Zhuang@nokia.com escribió:
>> Dear EOWG,
>>
>> I might have drowned in the ocean of WCAG 2.0 documentation so hope 
>> someone can resque me.
>>
>>
>> WCAG 1.0 has "Checklist of Checkpoints for Web Content Accessibility 
>> Guidelines 1.0" http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10/full-checklist.html Apart 
>> from being a handy quick to read doc it also has the definition of 
>> priorities 1,2,3. This is what a company would need to read in order 
>> to understand how priorities translate to (disabled) user experience.
>> Where is the same material for WCAG 2.0?
>> WCAG 2.0 overview page http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.php has a link 
>> to A, AA, AAA and when I click on it I get to Understanding 
>> conformance document. OKAY, but where is the definition of A, AA, AAA. 
>> The doc says that for A one needs to implement all A SCs and so on. 
>> But I don't see a simple translation of A-AAA levels to user experience?
>> Does a checklist for WCAG 2.0 exist or do we only have How to Meet 
>> WCAG 2.0 document?
>> Br, Anna
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 

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Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/ |
   WAI International Program Office Activity Lead   |
  W3C Evaluation & Repair Tools Working Group Chair |
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