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Re: WCAG Compliance - found 424 of them in English

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2008 13:56:53 -0500
Message-ID: <48E51975.90301@w3.org>
To: Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo <coordina@sidar.org>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> ... use google with: link: http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1A-Conformance  (You will find: “about 21,700...

It is my understanding that Google quit support for the link: functionality some time ago. Although you do get some results from this, they are not at all accurate.

~Shawn


Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo wrote:
> Hi Phill and all,
> 
>  
> 
> There are another way more secure.
> 
>  
> 
> -          As each conformance icon must be linked with a WAI webpage 
> following the directive in: http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1-Conformance.html
> 
> -          For A conformance sites, use google with: link: 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1A-Conformance  (You will find: “about 21,700 
> linking to http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1A-Conformance”)
> 
> -          For Double A conformance: 
> “link:http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1AA-Conformance” and you will find: 
> “…about *169,000* linking to…”
> 
> -          For Triple A conformance: 
> “link:http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1AAA-Conformance” and you will find: 
> “about *17,500* linking to”
> 
>  
> 
> I hope this can be useful.
> 
>  
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Emmanuelle
> 
>  
> 
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 
> /Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo/
> 
> Directora de la Fundación Sidar
> 
> Coordinadora del Seminario SIDAR
> 
> www.sidar.org <http://www.sidar.org>
> 
> email: coordina@sidar.org <mailto:coordina@sidar.org> / 
> emmanuelle@sidar.org <mailto:emmanuelle@sidar.org>
> 
>  
> 
> *De:* w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] *En 
> nombre de *Phill Jenkins
> *Enviado el:* jueves, 02 de octubre de 2008 19:02
> *Para:* w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> *Asunto:* Re: WCAG Compliance - found 424 of them in English
> 
>  
> 
> 
> At 15:57 2/10/2008, Ryan Jean wrote:
>>Can someone give me a list of sites with the WCAG compliant logo?
> 
>>
>>  If you're just looking for sites that use or abuse the WCAG
>>  conformance logos (as opposed to sites that really meet the
>>  guidelines, regardless of logos), you can just do an image search. In
>>  English, these icons usually have alt text like "Level A conformance
>>  icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0" - with some
>>  variations on this theme.
> 
> Thanks for the "search tip", I did a Google image search and only found 
> 424 sites (or pages containing the logo) with the English alt text:
> 
>         . . . about *424* for *Level* 
> <http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.answers.com/level&r=67&sa=X&oi=dict&ct=D&cd=1&ei=curkSPGJFJTysAP2h7XHDw&sig2=yfnn8SRkZyaPhoDU8ehm_A&usg=AFQjCNHkYRtiyOsbar3yFOBBPMqngK-ukA>* 
> A **conformance* 
> <http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.answers.com/conformance&r=67&sa=X&oi=dict&ct=D&cd=2&ei=curkSPGJFJTysAP2h7XHDw&sig2=t7OEcJSCuKg_InQ1FZiT7w&usg=AFQjCNHymLqoJqWVWrWLfd3j4pxeyy5D4A>* 
> **icon* 
> <http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.answers.com/icon&r=67&sa=X&oi=dict&ct=D&cd=3&ei=curkSPGJFJTysAP2h7XHDw&sig2=SXHr2l_PNaHZBKxGS7jjTw&usg=AFQjCNHVbsKRPFbdypUap0GdJiSfZeGl8w>*, 
> W3C-**WAI* 
> <http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.answers.com/wai&r=67&sa=X&oi=dict&ct=D&cd=4&ei=curkSPGJFJTysAP2h7XHDw&sig2=rkE-AvWNn22Co_sB1fkhDA&usg=AFQjCNFWrnMDWWPI2vzCFabIn0ax63G9Tw>* 
> **Web* 
> <http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.answers.com/web&r=67&sa=X&oi=dict&ct=D&cd=5&ei=curkSPGJFJTysAP2h7XHDw&sig2=sWlTO_k5VfSkb6IgyzeNGg&usg=AFQjCNESrSUqrD9Ar_SVt-WMhlHOHjcJ3A>* 
> **Content* 
> <http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.answers.com/content&r=67&sa=X&oi=dict&ct=D&cd=6&ei=curkSPGJFJTysAP2h7XHDw&sig2=Z8HPuOnvyGR7YuOe9vafxg&usg=AFQjCNEhgneE7qH_DN3xG1ZDcV5ZdRk52g>* 
> **Accessibility* 
> <http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.answers.com/accessibility&r=67&sa=X&oi=dict&ct=D&cd=7&ei=curkSPGJFJTysAP2h7XHDw&sig2=0HjwA_Slc1nZ3zI3qhQAgQ&usg=AFQjCNHVYqgyRbqSiacvtLVTvLmXixa9Jg>* 
> **Guidelines* 
> <http://images.google.com/url?q=http://www.answers.com/guidelines&r=67&sa=X&oi=dict&ct=D&cd=8&ei=curkSPGJFJTysAP2h7XHDw&sig2=Qc8IWhcYaNox7z50UvDvdw&usg=AFQjCNGypz6n9d6uzkN-Y_h6dH8FFrFfiQ>* 
> 1.0*.
> 
> notice that this includes the Double-A and Triple-A logos as well.
> 
> http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=Level+A+conformance+icon%2C+W3C-WAI+Web+Content+Accessibility+Guidelines+1.0&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2 
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Phill Jenkins
> IBM Research - Human Ability & Accessibility Center
> 
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