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RE: The Problem with WCAG (was RE: CSS Techniques for WCAG 2.0)

From: <Kurt_Mattes@bankone.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 12:58:09 -0400
Message-ID: <B239BEDED044074C8E2CCC3A9162F2A90521D5AB@swilnts804.wil.fusa.com>
To: <redux@splintered.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

I like 14.1 in the 1.0 guidelines, problem is [see subject line] I am referring to the 2.0 guidelines.

Kurt Mattes
Application Development Analyst
Technical Lead - Web Accessibility
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Subject: Re: The Problem with WCAG (was RE: CSS Techniques for WCAG 2.0)

Kurt_Mattes@bankone.com wrote:

> I fully understand the desire for simplified language - benefits go 
> beyond accessibility for people with disabilities
> However, there is the law of many countries that require certain 
> agreements to be written with specific language

That's why in WCAG1.0 it says
"14.1 Use the clearest and simplest language appropriate for a site's 
Notice the last part of that sentence.

If there is a legal requirement for certain ways of wording things, then 
of course it would not be appropriate to simplify it further.

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