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Re: accessible procurement policies

From: Tomas Caspers <tomas@tomascaspers.de>
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2004 13:55:42 +0100
Message-ID: <404DBECE.7060101@tomascaspers.de>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Also sprach Martin Hornung:
> There is a link to the BITV 
> (barrier-free-information-technology-decree) which is also mentioned 
> in the BGG as a guideline. This guideline also is in german and i 
> have not found a translation of it in english yet.

Then you most probably haven't seen
<http://www.einfachfueralle.de/artikel/bitv_english/>
(somewhat official translation, provided by the friendly folks at
Germany's Federal Department of Health and Social Security BMGS)

> It states a "priotity 1" and a "priority 2" which are similar to the 
> WAI-Priotities 
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10/full-checklist.html#wc-priority-1), but 
> for some reasons they reduced the number of priorities from 3 to 2 
> which does not mean that priority2 (BITV) is equal priority2 (WAI). 
> The whole thing looks a lot like being put together from all 3 of the
>  WAI priorities.

BITV Priority 1 is WCAG A plus WCAG AA, Priority 2 is AAA.

HTH

/Tomas

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