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Re: Paper forms and WCAG 2

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2009 10:50:02 +0200
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Hi Jonathan,

At 03:28 3/04/2009, Jonathan Avila wrote:
>Can anyone point me to WCAG 2 content that answers the following:
>An organization has an accessible Acrobat document that contains a 
>non-electronic form.  The documented is tagged to provide the same 
>level of access for users with disabilities within the 
>document.  However, the document is designed to be printed out and 
>filled out on page in non-electronic form.
>Does this fall into a policy decision that is outside of WCAG 2 or 
>does WCAG 2 address this.   I know there are other laws that would 
>cover this, but I'm specifically asking about WCAG 2 guidelines in this case.

If the document is within the scope of the conformance claim 
(assuming there is one), then it needs to conform. WCAG 2 does not 
dictate how wide the scope should be.

Best regards,

Christophe Strobbe

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