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Re: 16 March Revision of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines available

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1999 03:08:21 -0500
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To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Cc: charles@w3.org, dd@w3.org
Ian & Wendy,

Great work on the new draft.

To respond briefly: I do not believe you should replace the document on the
/TR page, however I would make it as visible as possible from the working
group home page, and I will add an update line to the headline on the WAI
home page tomorrow.


At 12:46 AM 3/17/99 -0500, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>The editors have produced a new draft [1] of the guidelines
>based on very VERY helpful reviews from a number of
>people. There are some significant changes that
>should improve the usability of the document. 
>Not all comments have been processed yet. We will
>continue to address all substantive comments by raising
>them as issues either by email or at teleconferences.
>If you do not feel your comments have been addressed, please
>let us know as quickly as possible. If we have not
>responded to your comments on the list, we may not have
>gotten to them yet.
>NOTE. We are publishing this document to show how
>comments and WG resolutions are being incorporated.
>However, this means we have essentially two
>documents in last call: the original one people
>were asked to review, and this internal draft.
>Should reviewers (i.e., everyone) henceforth base their
>comments on this draft? While I believe they should,
>it is not clear in terms of the W3C Process whether
>the new draft should be put on the TR page as
>an updated document in last call. Judy, do you
>have suggestions?
>   [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WD-WAI-PAGEAUTH-19990316 
>   http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WD-WAI-PAGEAUTH-19990316/wai-pageauth-tech 
>Changes to Guidelines:
>   http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wai-gl-wd-changes.html
>Changes to Techniques
>   http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wai-gl-techniques-changes.html
>Open Issues for Guidelines:
>   http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wai-gl-issues.html
>Open Issues for Techniques:
>   http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wai-gl-tech-issues.html
>Thank you for your continued review,
> - The Editors
>Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org) 
>Tel/Fax: (212) 684-1814 
Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 545 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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