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Re: Administrative interfaces

From: Christian Biggins <cbiggins@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 16:55:17 +1000
To: Régine Lambrecht <Regine.Lambrecht@tipik.eu>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B9ED1F07C441448FB4B538995A4E7564@gmail.com>
Hi Regine,  

Thanks, I was alerted to it only today, I hadn't ever been aware of it before then.

Will try to become more intimate with it over the next few weeks.

Thanks everybody for your help!  

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Christian Biggins


On Tuesday, 11 September 2012 at 4:58 PM, Régine Lambrecht wrote:

> Hello,
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> This relies on the ATAG (not WCAG).  
> Here is what they say about conformance : http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-ATAG20-20110721/#conf-note, http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/conformance.html#uc-accessibility-support-head  
> Hope it helps for the coming (and interesting) debate J  
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> Subject: Administrative interfaces
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> Hi All,  
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> I was wondering whether or not an administrative interface for a website should also be compliant?  
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> Personally I would think it should, but clearly there is a fairly weighty argument against the additional work, especially if you are controlling who can and cannot access the interface. Granted if you hire somebody who relies on the use of assistive technologies, you would need to revisit, but would it be a requirement?
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> I'd love to hear (or read) your opinions about this.
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> Christian Biggins  
Received on Tuesday, 11 September 2012 06:55:55 UTC

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