Note to reviewers: Should we include the entire glossary or just the definitions of terms appearing in the guidelines? We also need to make sure that the glossary definitions are the same as the definitions which appear in the guidelines themselves. For now, a simple list of the terms that are defined in this document are included below. Definitions for each term will be included at a later date.
Since the release of WCAG 1.0 in May 1999, the WCAG Working Group has received feedback on priorities of checkpoints, the usability of the set of documents, and requests for clarifications on the meaning of specific checkpoints and what is needed to satisfy them. Thus, it is intended that WCAG 2.0:
For a checkpoint by checkpoint comparison, refer to the Checkpoint Mapping Between WCAG 1.0 and WCAG 2.0 Working Draft.
We hope that WCAG 2.0 will have several improvements over WCAG 1.0. While the primary goal of WCAG 2.0 is the same as WCAG 1.0 (to promote accessibility of Web content) additional goals for WCAG 2.0 include improvements that will:
For more information about the improvements in WCAG 2.0, please refer to Requirements for WCAG 2.0.
Note to reviewers: Links within the document will be turned into references and the links to those documents will be listed here as references. They are inline for the time being.