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Re: question re WCAG 1.0

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 14:26:31 -0500
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To: Mark Stimson <mark.stimson@oracle.com>, W3C-WAI Web Content Access Guidelines List <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

I did not claim that WCAG 1.0 has been implemented unmodified by all of the 
countries I listed.

Some governments have referenced WAI guidelines generally; some have 
specified the documents and the version number; some have written their own 
version of Web accessibility guidelines or combined these with general 
usability or best practices guidelines.

This quote and a list of policies related to Web accessibility is available at:

During the meeting I listed the countries from this page.


At 04:36 PM 3/26/02, Mark Stimson wrote:
>During Sunday's Face-to-Face meeting, sometime between 4:00 and 5:00
>p.m., we were discussing how the WCAG 1.0 has been implemented
>unmodified by certain countries into law.  I believe it was Wendy who
>listed some counties like Canada, France, and New Zealand.
>Does the minute taker or anyone else taking notes, have the whole list
>of countries mentioned? Or Wendy, do you remember which counties you
>Furthermore, does anyone know of additional governments that have
>adopted parts modified or un-modified of the WCAG 1.0 into law?

wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
seattle, wa usa
Received on Thursday, 28 March 2002 14:16:52 UTC

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