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JIS X 8341-3:2010 (Japanese Industrial Standards)

From: Makoto UEKI - Infoaxia, Inc. <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 12:21:18 +0900
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Hi all,

Finally JIS X 8341-3 was updated on August 20th, last Friday.

Thank you very much for everything you've considered and helped for
the international harmonization.

JIS X 8341-3:2010 has "Chapter 7. Requirements for Web Content". We
have the same 4 principles, 12 guidelines, and 3 levels of Success
Criteria as the WCAG 2. You can understand all of the requirements by
reading WCAG 2 though we don't have English version of JIS X
8341-3:2010 itself.

JIS has additional requirements in the other chapters such as
requirements for the life-cycle process and the test methods for
conformity assessment.

At the same time, we've just established a new organization "WAIC (Web
Accessibility Infrastructure Committee in Japan)".

WAIC (Web Accessibility Infrastructure Committee in Japan)
http://www.ciaj.or.jp/access/web/
# Japanese only at this moment. Sorry about that...

Chairman: Takayuki Watanabe
Vice-Chairman: Masahiro Umegaki, Makoto Ueki

Also I became a chair of "Implementation Working Group" of WAIC. The
working group already published the following documents and
information in Japanese:
1) Japanese Trasnlation of WCAG 2 documents
- WCAG 2.0
http://www.ciaj.or.jp/access/web/docs/WCAG20/Overview.html
- Understanding WCAG 2.0
http://www.ciaj.or.jp/access/web/docs/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/
- Techniques for WCAG 2.0
http://www.ciaj.or.jp/access/web/docs/WCAG-TECHS/

2) Accessibility Support Information for Japanese Web Content
- Test Suites
http://www.ciaj.or.jp/access/web/docs/jis2010/as-tests.html
- Test Results
http://www.ciaj.or.jp/access/web/docs/jis2010/as.html

We developed about 180 test files and tested them with 4 browsers and
6 screen readers. I believe that this is the first case all over the
world. Do you have accessibility support information[1] in your
country/language?

WAIC also provides various documents/information on its website.

Please contact me if you have any question about JIS X 8341-3:2010
though WAIC doesn't have any documents in English.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/appendixB.html


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Makoto Ueki   makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Web Accessibility Consultant
Infoaxia, Inc. (Tokyo, JAPAN)
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