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Re: Statement of Parital Conformance

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 17:08:19 +0200
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At 16:32 10/08/2009, Chris Reeve wrote:
>The IT Team and my boss is thinking it maybe a good time to ask 
>about Parital Conformance 
>The company site fails (3.2.4 Consistent ID, and maybe 2.4.4 for 
>downlodable documents). I said maybe, because no member of the IT 
>team is sure about 2.4.4 for downlodable documents.
>However, if these two Sucession Criteria passed, I would reach 
>conformance AA.
>If we end up with a sufficient technique for 3.2.4, but not for 
>2.4.4, for downlodable documents, what circumstances can we use to 
>say "partial conformance", eventhough 2.4.4 could be a failure 
>rather than stating the site failed.

One think to keep in mind is that a statement of partial conformance 
is not a conformance statement, it is a statement of non-conformance.

Best regards,


Christophe Strobbe
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Received on Monday, 10 August 2009 15:09:09 UTC

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