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Re: Approval process for Understanding documents

From: Wilco Fiers <wilco.fiers@deque.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2017 10:56:18 +0200
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To: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
+1

On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Chakravarthula, Srinivasu <
srchakravarthula@informatica.com> wrote:

> +1
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> -Vasu
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> *Srinivasu Chakravarthula*  |  Lead Accessibility Consultant
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> *From:* Andrew Kirkpatrick [mailto:akirkpat@adobe.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 7, 2017 8:44 AM
> *To:* WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> *Subject:* CFC: Approval process for Understanding documents
> *Importance:* High
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> Call For Consensus — ends Thursday June 8 at 11:00pm Boston time.
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> The Working Group has reviewed and approved two changes:
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>    1. Understanding documents will be moved out of the TR space on the
>    W3C web site. This will result in the Working Group being able to publish
>    corrections to the Understanding document immediately with a CFC rather
>    than publishing updates only every six months. In addition, it may reduce
>    confusion caused by search engines indexing and retaining record of each
>    dated version of the documents and offering those results to users
>    searching for information – a change log will be available via GitHub
>    commits for the pages.
>    2. The Working Group will do a CFC to clarify that the Understanding
>    documents are approved prior to major releases (CR, REC) but that additions
>    and changes to the content of the Understanding documents for WCAG 2.1 will
>    be made in an iterative process as the group works on success criteria.
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> Per the discussion on the call, on-editorial corrections to
> already-published Understanding documents will require a CFC, but the main
> goal of #2 above is that the Working Group can quickly modify the
> Understanding content leading up to the major releases.
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> Survey results: https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/
> UnderstandingProcess/results
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> Call minutes: https://www.w3.org/2017/06/06-ag-minutes.html
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> If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not
> been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not
> being able to live with” this decision, please let the group know before
> the CfC deadline.
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> Thanks,
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> AWK
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> Andrew Kirkpatrick
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> Group Product Manager, Standards and Accessibility
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> Adobe
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> akirkpat@adobe.com
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> http://twitter.com/awkawk
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-- 
*Wilco Fiers*
Senior Accessibility Engineer - Co-facilitator WCAG-ACT - Chair Auto-WCAG


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