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Re: SV: Promoting WCAG 2.0 Approved as ISO/IEC International Standard

From: Bruno von Niman <bruno@vonniman.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:19:12 +0200
To: Helle Bjarn° <jor@socialstyrelsen.dk>, Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
CC: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>, <sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr>
Message-ID: <CCA6F4B1.48BE4%bruno@vonniman.com>
Helle's highly relevant question is fully applicable to Sweden, too - so
I'd appreciate full clarity in this important issue (yes, there is a
fairly good Swedish translation available)Š!

Thanks in advance - best regards,
Bruno
--- now as: ---Bruno von Niman
CEO, ITS
Information Technology Standardization, www.its.se
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On 19/10/12 11:49, "Helle Bjarn°" <jor@socialstyrelsen.dk> wrote:

>Hi Shawn and Sylvie
>Do you know if this only relates to the official ISO languages i.e.
>French and Russian, or is it also relevant to the other W3C Authorized
>translations. I told my contact in Danish Standards to remember our
>authorized translation, but I know that some of the national
>standardization bodies and ISO are very strict about translations, it has
>to be their own translators.
>
>Sincerely
>
>M.L.I.Sc.
>Helle Bjarn°
>Consultant
>
>Mobil:    	+45 41 73 08 02
>E-mail:   	jor@socialstyrelsen.dk
>
>National Board of Social Services
>The National Resource Centre on Disability, Assistive Technology and
>Social Psychiatry
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>DK-1119 Copenhagen K
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>
>
>-----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
>Fra: Sylvie Duchateau [mailto:sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr]
>Sendt: 19. oktober 2012 10:11
>Til: Shawn Henry
>Cc: EOWG (E-mail); Shadi Abou-Zahra
>Emne: Re: Promoting WCAG 2.0 Approved as ISO/IEC International Standard
>
>Hello Shawn,
>Thank you for this information.
>I wil have a look at this page regularly.
>Best
>Sylvie
>
>Le 18/10/2012 22:25, Shawn Henry a Úcrit :
>> Hello Sylvie,
>>
>> W3C has offered our WCAG 2.0 Authorized Translations to be used for
>> the ISO/IEC translations. When more information about translations is
>> available we will update:
>> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/wcag2faq.html#isotranslations> and I'll
>> try to remember to let you know.
>>
>> Best,
>> Shawn
>>
>>
>> On 10/16/2012 8:03 AM, Sylvie Duchateau wrote:
>>> Hello Shawn and all,
>>> While promoting this good news in sending it to our network of
>>> accessibility experts, I received the following question from one
>>> person who took part in the French translation  of WCAG 2.0.
>>> It is clear that the content of WCAG 2.0 and the ISO  is the same.
>>> What about the status of its authorized translations? Will they also
>>> be transferred as translations of ISO or is there a need for new
>>> translations or are they inapprorpriate?
>>> Best
>>> Sylvie
>>>
>>> Sylvie Duchateau
>>> Association BrailleNet
>>> TÚl.: +33(0] 1 44 27 26 25    Fax : +33 (0) 1 44 27 34 49
>>> Web : http://www.accessiweb.org
>>>
>>>
>>> Le 15/10/2012 17:54, Shawn Henry a Úcrit :
>>>> Hi EOWG folks,
>>>>
>>>> The Promoting WCAG as ISO wiki page is updated with the blog post,
>>>> tweet, etc.
>>>>
>>>> *Please list promotional efforts* -- e.g., e-mails you send,
>>>> newsletter articles you see, etc. in the wiki page under the "EOWG
>>>> record keeping" section:
>>>> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wiki/Promoting_WCAG_as_ISO#EOWG_record_kee
>>>> ping>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> ~Shawn
>>>>
>>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>>> Subject:     WCAG 2.0 Approved as ISO/IEC International Standard
>>>> Date:     Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:01:40 -0500
>>>> From:     Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
>>>> To:     WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,
>>>>
>>>> We are please to announce that today W3C and JTC1, a joint technical
>>>> committee of ISO and IEC, announced formal approval of Web Content
>>>> Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as an ISO/IEC International
>>>> Standard, ISO/IEC 40500:2012.
>>>>
>>>> "This important accessibility standard, which is already widely
>>>> deployed internationally, can now benefit from additional formal
>>>> recognition from ISO/IEC national bodies," noted Jeff Jaffe, W3C
>>>> CEO. "Such recognition is expected to increase internationally
>>>> harmonized uptake of WCAG 2.0 by governments, business, and the
>>>> broader Web community."
>>>>
>>>> ISO/IEC 40500 is exactly the same as the original WCAG 2.0 from the
>>>> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), which is freely available
>>>>from:
>>>> <http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/>
>>>>  Supporting resources that provide practical advice for meeting
>>>> ISO/IEC 40500 / WCAG 2.0 are available from the WCAG Overview at:
>>>> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag>
>>>>
>>>> The full press release is here:
>>>> <http://www.w3.org/2012/07/wcag2pas-pr.html>
>>>>
>>>> A blog open for comments is here:
>>>> <http://www.w3.org/QA/2012/10/wcag_20_is_now_also_isoiec_405.html>
>>>> (short URI:<http://bit.ly/wcag2isoB>)
>>>>
>>>> Tweet:<https://twitter.com/w3c_wai/status/257842562205904896>
>>>>
>>>> Please let us know if you have any questions.
>>>> Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid
>>>> cross-postings where possible.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> ~Shawn Lawton Henry, WAI Education&  Outreach
>>>>   Judy Brewer, WAI Director
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----
>>>> Shawn Lawton Henry
>>>> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
>>>> e-mail: shawn@w3.org
>>>> phone: +1.617.395.7664
>>>> about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>--
>Sylvie Duchateau
>Association BrailleNet
>TÚl.: +33 (0) 1 44 27 26 25 / Fax : +33 (0) 1 44 27 34 38
>www.braillenet.org / www.accessiweb.org
>
>
>
>
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