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Minutes WCAG 4 August 2011

From: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 17:55:11 -0400
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Minutes of the 4 August 2011 WCAG meeting are posted to
http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html and copied below.


  Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group Teleconference


    04 Aug 2011

Agenda <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2011JulSep/0062.html>

See also: IRC log <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-irc>


    Attendees

Present
    Marc_Johlic, James_Nurthen, Michael_Cooper, Gregg_Vanderheiden,
    Katie_Haritos-Shea, Loretta_Guarino_Reid, adam_solomon
Regrets
    David_MacDonald, Cynthia_Shelly
Chair
    Loretta_Guarino_Reid
Scribe
    MichaelC


    Contents

    * Topics <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#agenda>
         1. Schedule for August
            <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item01>
         2. ATAG response to WCAG WG comments
            http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110728misc/results#xq1
            <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item02>
         3. Issue LC-2535: H1 elements should be used for titling the
            web site
            http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110728misc/results#x2535
            <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item03>
         4. Documenting techniques
            <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item04>
         5. Issue LC-2536: CSS Technique: Using an invisible header text
            in the sidebar navigation
            http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110728misc/results#x2535
            <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item05>
         6. Issue LC-2532: Need (or not) for text equivalent of AV files
            http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110804misc/results#x2532
            <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item06>
         7. HTML5 and 3.1.5 Reading Level
            http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110804misc/results#xq2
            <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item07>
    * Summary of Action Items
      <http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#ActionSummary>

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<trackbot> Date: 04 August 2011

<scribe> scribe: MichaelC


      Schedule for August

== August 11 ==

no regrets

== August 18 ==

mc: regrets

== August 25 ==

mc: regrets

as: regrets

lgr: regrets

gv: regrets

*RESOLUTION: no meeting 25 August 2011*

survey 11 and 18 August


      ATAG response to WCAG WG comments
      http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110728misc/results#xq1

*RESOLUTION: formally accept all responses except comment 17*

concerns about calling content "accessible" instead of "conforming"


      Issue LC-2535: H1 elements should be used for titling the web site
      http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110728misc/results#x2535

<discussed last week but didn't record a resolution>

*RESOLUTION: could be an advisory technique or reworked to become an
alternate sufficient technique, but either way needs a fair time
investment, invite submitter to work with us on that*


      Documenting techniques

List of techniques are resources: http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Techniques

Self-documenting technique template:
http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Technique_Template

Technique instructions (draft):
http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Technique_Instructions

LGR to ask Mary and Wolfe to review these for things they wish they knew

anybody else welcome to suggest as well


      Issue LC-2536: CSS Technique: Using an invisible header text in
      the sidebar navigation
      http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110728misc/results#x2535

*RESOLUTION: respond that we're considering a generic technique for
hidden text but this usage is advisory; invite to resubmit as advisory
taking care of that when complete*

<jamesn> *ACTION:* nurthen to draft an advisory technique of how to
create hidden text and what are the advantages and disadvantages of
doing so. [recorded in
http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#action01]

<trackbot> Created ACTION-137 - Draft an advisory technique of how to
create hidden text and what are the advantages and disadvantages of
doing so. [on James Nurthen - due 2011-08-11].


      Issue LC-2532: Need (or not) for text equivalent of AV files
      http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110804misc/results#x2532

*RESOLUTION: accept as amended*


      HTML5 and 3.1.5 Reading Level
      http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/20110804misc/results#xq2

<scribe> *ACTION:* katie to contact Liddy Nevile and Charles
McCathieNevile about metadata solutions in education [recorded in
http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#action02]

<trackbot> Created ACTION-138 - Contact Liddy Nevile and Charles
McCathieNevile about metadata solutions in education [on Katie
Haritos-Shea - due 2011-08-11].

<jamesn> *ACTION:* nurthen to write a note for 1.1.1 understanding in
order to clarify that buttons need not have all of their context as part
of their label - they need only make sense within their context.
[recorded in http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#action03]

<trackbot> Created ACTION-139 - Write a note for 1.1.1 understanding in
order to clarify that buttons need not have all of their context as part
of their label - they need only make sense within their context. [on
James Nurthen - due 2011-08-11].


    Summary of Action Items

*[NEW]* *ACTION:* katie to contact Liddy Nevile and Charles
McCathieNevile about metadata solutions in education [recorded in
http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#action02]
*[NEW]* *ACTION:* nurthen to draft an advisory technique of how to
create hidden text and what are the advantages and disadvantages of
doing so. [recorded in
http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#action01]
*[NEW]* *ACTION:* nurthen to write a note for 1.1.1 understanding in
order to clarify that buttons need not have all of their context as part
of their label - they need only make sense within their context.
[recorded in http://www.w3.org/2011/08/04-wai-wcag-minutes.html#action03]
 
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Michael Cooper
Web Accessibility Specialist
World Wide Web Consortium, Web Accessibility Initiative
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