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Re: Proposa for Abstract for WCAG 2.0 working draft

From: Robert Neff <robneff@home.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 12:16:44 -0500
Message-ID: <002601c083cd$ee204340$59b10f18@alex1.va.home.com>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "Wendy A Chisholm" <wendy@w3.org>
Cc: "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>
how about,

<start rewrite>
Since the intial release of the WCAG 1.0 in May 1999, a wide audience has
had the opportunity to review and implement the checkpoints. Therefore a
working draft of the next version has been intiated with the goal to
incorporate comments and to address implementation, additional languages so
a wider audience may more easily understand the checkpoints.  This Working
Daft will also reduce the time and costs to review, understand and implement
the checkpoints. As this Working Draft builds upon the WCAG 1.0, the
objective has not changed and that is to 'explain how to make Web content
accessible to people with disabilities and a wider audience through
<end rewrite>

i took some liberties and i have my falk vest on <smile>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Wendy A Chisholm" <wendy@w3.org>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Cc: "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 3:08 PM
Subject: Proposa for Abstract for WCAG 2.0 working draft

> Before publishing a new working draft I need to add an abstract.  What do
> people think of this:
> Abstract
> This Working Drafts is the first step towards incorporating feedback
> received on WCAG 1.0 since its publication in May 1999. Primarily, this is
> the first attempt to write checkpoints that may be applied to a wider
> of languages and that may be understood by a more varied audience.   Since
> this Working Draft builds on WCAG 1.0 it has the same aim: explain how to
> make Web content accessible to people with disabilities.
> --
> wendy a chisholm
> world wide web consortium
> web accessibility initiative
> madison, wi usa
> tel: +1 608 663 6346
> /--
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