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RE: WCAG 2.0 Conformance Proposals for 30 November 2006

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2006 09:38:36 -0600
To: "'Bailey, Bruce'" <Bruce.Bailey@ed.gov>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006501c71a15$c4e44c80$c117a8c0@NC84301>
Ah I see. 




We set it up so that there is no barrier to people saying whatever else they
want to say about their pages.  They can say "I am AAA conformant plus I
meet the XYZ list of provisions for such and such access.  In addition I
have a page customization feature ... etc."  


Can you say what you have in mind?   For example - what exactly would
someone do to qualify for your "gold" item (since the advisory technique are
often alternatives and you can't do both at the same time - so you can't say
'all advisory techniques'.   


We want to allow and encourage people to go beyond. 


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Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D. 




From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of Bailey, Bruce
Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2006 8:18 AM
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Cc: Gregg Vanderheiden
Subject: RE: WCAG 2.0 Conformance Proposals for 30 November 2006

Is there specific verbiage similar to what 508 has for equivalent

>  So we can't have a CC-9 that is advisory.  

Okay, so how about:
CC-Gold, Above and Beyond:  Content that conforms to advisory techniques or
other best practices.

> 2 Non-conforming Content: It is recommended that even non-conforming
content conform to the extent that it can.

That is nice too, but it is not the problem I am highlighting. 

I am suggesting a way for content owners to claim credit for going beyond
what is recommended for A/AA/AAA.  I brought up the example of robust Lynx
compatibility.  Other examples would include providing primary information
via video sign language or writing at a second grade level.
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