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RE: How do you deal with false claims of accessibility conformance?

From: Terry Dean <Terry.Dean@chariot.net.au>
Date: Mon, 4 Sep 2006 01:52:58 +0930
To: "'Patrick H. Lauke'" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20060903162300.20B2333E680@mail.sa.chariot.net.au>

Ok we I take your point about validation being a priority 2 requirement. We
can concentrate on WAI if you wish. 

The claim is that they conform to "most" of priority 1, implying that they
don’t conform 100% to priority 1. Is there such a thing? Can you conform to
most of priority 1 and be deemed to have an accessible page? I would have
thought 100% means you do and anything less means you don’t.


-----Original Message-----
Patrick H. Lauke wrote:

I'm just answering your question with regards to their WCAG claim.  They
effectively claim level A, and I'm telling you that valid code is not a
requirement of level A. Of course there's no point in claiming that you're
using valid HTML/CSS as well, but that's another topic and not your original
question, which seemed solely concerned with the accessibility claim (also
because you asked on the WAI IG list).
Received on Sunday, 3 September 2006 16:23:27 UTC

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