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Re: Compliance Logos

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 13:28:12 -0500
Message-ID: <49EF61BC.4030209@w3.org>
To: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Christophe Strobbe wrote:
> Hi Shawn,
> The conformance section in WCAG 2.0 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/#conformance>, which is referenced by the 
> page at the first of the above links, also states which components are 
> required in a conformance claim. In other words, if any required 
> component is used, each of the other required components must also be 
> used. The logos are a way of stating conformance at a certain level, and 
> this fits the description of one of the required components of a 
> conformance claim. This means that all of the other required components 
> also need to be present, in other words: it is inappropriate to use 
> conformance logos in isolation, without a real conformance claim. (See 
> the note: "If a conformance logo is used, it would constitute a claim 
> and must be accompanied by the required components of a conformance 
> claim listed above" below the list of required components
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/#conformance-required>.) However, the page 
> about conformance logos does not mention this. Would it be possible to 
> add this?

Yes. We have on our To Do list to edit this page. I've added this issue to the open items to address with the edit.

Thanks for pointing it out.


Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
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