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RE: What does WCAG mean by "a set of Web units"

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 11:51:42 -0500
Message-ID: <6EED8F7006A883459D4818686BCE3B3B03A8F751@MAIL01.austin.utexas.edu>
To: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "Jason White" <jasonw@ariel.its.unimelb.edu.au>, "WAI WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Gregg's right. But the problem may be solvable: we already have an
example of a site that pre-dates publication of WCAG 2.0 as a
Recommendation-- pages created or last updated before [pubdate] conform
to WCAG 1.0 at [Priority]. Pages created or updated after [pubdate]
conform to WCAG 2.0, L-whatever.

Is this adaptable to the current situatoin?

John s

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-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Gregg Vanderheiden
Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2006 10:06 AM
To: 'Jason White'; 'WAI WCAG List'
Subject: RE: What does WCAG mean by "a set of Web units"

That doesn't work I don't think. Problems if you have different levels
of conformance for different parts. 


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Jason White
> Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2006 1:50 AM
> To: WAI WCAG List
> Subject: Re: What does WCAG mean by "a set of Web units"
> On Sat, Aug 19, 2006 at 09:06:42PM -0500, John M Slatin wrote:
> > I think the third definition in Loretta's list might work:
> >  
> > <blockquote>
> > -       the contents of the conformance statement
> > </blockquote>
> Or, to avoid the possibility of interpreting this as meaning
> the text of the conformance claim:
> <blockquote>
> All Web units within the scope of conformance.
> </blockquote>
> Somewhere in the guidelines it should be clarified that if a
> conformance claim refers only to a single WEb unit, which is 
> linked to other Web units subject to conformance claims by 
> the same entity, then all such Web units are aggregated for 
> the purpose of determining the "scope of conformance".
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