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Re: The future of WCAG - maximising its strengths not its weaknesses

From: Joshue O Connor CFIT <joshue.oconnor@ncbi.ie>
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:50:46 +0000
Message-ID: <50EC5C76.4070501@ncbi.ie>
To: john@foliot.ca
CC: accessys@smart.net, 'Dr Jonathan Hassell' <jonathanhassell@yahoo.co.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
[As this thread got cross posted, I'm posting my original reply to 
WebAIM here]

 > Is WCAG overdue an update? Or is it more important to have a stable 
standard than
 > keeping it up with the latest web trends?

Both are important. Right now, just for the record this 'update' is
actually going on. We are (and have been for ~ a year now) developing a
series of WCAG techniques etc for both HTML5 and ARIA. It is admittedly
slow work, partially because the specs have been in transit, and
partially because user agent support is constantly changing - but we are
making progress.



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