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Re: What to work on next

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2018 16:21:57 -0400
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To: David MacDonald <david@can-adapt.com>
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I am probably with you on this David. We need to work carefully and
thoughtfully on what comes next, with quality and user needs as its core.

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On Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM, David MacDonald <david@can-adapt.com> wrote:

> As I know I don't think we've made a decision about what were working on
> next. It could be 2.2 or it could be silver.
> My thinking at this point  is that it might be best to go directly to
> Silver. Here's my reasoning:
>    - Currently in the 2.1 and 2.2 series we are basically locked into
>    backwards compatibility constraints. The trouble we had getting new
>    requirements into 2.1 will be repeated in 2.2. There are not a lot of
>    issues that we tabled for 2.2 that we can successfully address any better
>    than we could in 2.1. Perhaps we could do some more work on target size and
>    a couple of things like that but it doesn't sound like we can do much more
>    Until new assistive technologies come out or new specifications for
>    instance for COGA.
>    - Currently silver is under development and many of us could
>    contribute to that effort if we weren't working on another interim version
>    of WCAG. I think it would be better if we consolidate our efforts and work
>    on the same next big problem which is fleshing out the plausibility of
>    "measurability"  versus " testability"  and seeing if this is a viable
>    way forward for the standard .
>    - I'd be more comfortable if we were all working together on the
>    problem rather than in tandem where most of us can't give it more than a
>    passing glance to what's going on with silver because we have our heads
>    down on the current version.
> I'm interested in other people's opinions.
> Cheers,
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