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RE: FW: Mock-up of merged WCAG 2.0 and XAG

From: lisa seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 11:41:21 +0300
To: "'Ian B. Jacobs'" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-id: <048801c414a0$729ab180$340aa8c0@patirsrv.patir.com>


My vote is with Ian too on this- it is more then techniques to conform
to WCAG. If we want to change WCAG to be more like XAG however....
All the best
Lisa Seeman
 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ian B. Jacobs
> Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2004 4:28 PM
> To: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG
> Cc: Gregg Vanderheiden; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org; 'Judy Brewer'
> Subject: Re: FW: Mock-up of merged WCAG 2.0 and XAG
> 
> 
> On Sat, 2004-03-27 at 03:51, Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG wrote:
> > XAG could become a Techniques Document for WCAG 2.0....
> > Like HTML, CSS, etc. techniques.
> > What do you think about this proposal?
> 
> I think XAG requirements deserve to be at the same level
> as WCAG requirements. 
> 
> In the proposal linked below, the basic idea is that
> WCAG 2.0 would say "To build accessible content, you start 
> with a format that supports accessibility." What defines
> "an accessible format"? Another series of requirements that
> are already well-known to the WAI Community:
> 
>   * if the format supports audio, it must also support
>     the ability to associate a synchronized transcript.
>   * if the format supports images, it must also support
>     text equivalents, 
> 
> And so forth. These are some of the XAG requirements today. 
> They themselves have techniques associated with them:
> 
>  * What's a good way to allow authors to provide alternatives?
>    The "alt" approach of HTML or the "switch" element of SMIL?
>    What are the advantages of each approach? 
> 
>  _ Ian
> 
> > > [2] http://www.w3.org/2003/11/12-ij-wcag20.html
> 
> -- 
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
> Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447
> 
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