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How to get the WCAG WG to discuss an issue (was: Re: Scripting)

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 14:55:58 -0400
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To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

If you would like the WCAG WG to discuss a specific issue,

1. check if the issue is already in the issues list
links to condensed bug report lists: 
http://trace.wisc.edu/bugzilla_wcag/condensedreports/
we have 4 open issues related to client-side scripting:
http://trace.wisc.edu/bugzilla_wcag/condensedreports/clientside_issues.php

2.  If your issue is not on the issues list
create a new issue in the WCAG Bugzilla database
http://trace.wisc.edu/bugzilla_wcag/

3. Propose a solution to the issue and send it to the mailing list
For example, refer to this message from Michael Cooper about using the 
summary attribute on Table elements.  He summarizes the possibilities and 
proposes a 
solution.  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2003AprJun/0294.html

Another good example:
summarize the issue and raise questions that we need to answer about a 
particular technique:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2003AprJun/0215.html

===
While scripting issues have not been the core of our discussions, we have 
been making progress. Here is an overview of what's been happening with 
Techniques for WCAG 2.0 (http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wcag20.html#techs).

1. updating issues lists.
all previous HTML issues have been moved to bugzilla

2. discussing open issues on Wednesday telecons and mailing list
primarily addressing HTML issues, summary of those discussed in the last 
few weeks:
- tables
- alt/title/longdesc
- abbr/acronym

3. designing schema and tools for techniques
http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/sources/xmlspec-tech.dtd

4. converting old html techniques to new dtd
Loretta is doing this. She is also converting the PDF Techniques to the new dtd

Best,
--wendy


At 11:11 AM 6/14/2003, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
>The regular annual wake for:
>"Client-side Scripting Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 
>2.0"
>http://www.learningdifficulty.org/develop/script-techs.html
>
>is fast approaching.
>
>
>Please can anyone advise me in what sense is WCAG fulfilling it scope with 
>respect to scripting?
>other W3C technologies?
>
>thanks
>
>Jonathan
>http://www.peepo.com
>enabling people with a severe learning difficulty to browse the web 
>independently
>
>Congratulations on the working group logo 'b-10-family1.png' though this 
>is perhaps not ideal as a name, how about 'working group logo.png'.
>Sorry not to have contributed more, perhaps its time I rejoined as an 
>active participant.

-- 
wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
http://www.w3.org/WAI/
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