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Slight proposed change to address a comment

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 15:24:15 -0600
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Conformance Paragraph Revision

Relates to comments received on Issue 1358
(http://trace.wisc.edu/bugzilla_wcag/show_bug.cgi?id=1358)


The current wording doesn't seem to acknowledge that both computer and human
testing could be used for some success criteria.  So the following is
suggested as an edit.  


Current: The WCAG Working Group also believes that all WCAG 2.0 success
criteria are testable. Some can be tested by computer programs while others
must be tested by qualified human testers. When multiple people who
understand WCAG 2.0 test the same content using the same success criteria,
the same results should be obtained with high inter-rater reliability.

Proposed replacement for second sentence above: 
Some can be tested by computer programs, some must be tested by qualified
human testers, while others may be tested using both.

So it then reads

Current: The WCAG Working Group also believes that all WCAG 2.0 success
criteria are testable. Some can be tested by computer programs, some must be
tested by qualified human testers, while others may be tested using both.
When multiple people who understand WCAG 2.0 test the same content using the
same success criteria, the same results should be obtained with high
inter-rater reliability.


Gregg

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