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Re: Conformance Levels Double-A and Triple-A?

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 14:14:21 -0500
Message-Id: <199905211915.OAA28165@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Cc: jbrewer@w3.org
That sounds good to me.  I think this allows a developer to indicate how
much their product supports accessibility.  The more you do the more credit
you can get.

Jon


At 06:07 PM 5/19/99 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>Hello,
>
>In light of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines [1] use
>of different levels to describe conformance (Levels A, Double-A
>and Triple-A), I think the UA GL should use the same terminology.
>
>Today, the conformance statement only talks about Level A (all
>Priority 1 checkpoints) for either desktop graphical user
>agents OR assistive technologies that depend on them. 
>
>Is there any reason not to describe the other levels?
>Today we say in essence "You either conform to Level A or
>not at all". We could allow user agents to conform
>"even more" to Levels Double- and Triple-A.
>
> -Ian
>
>
>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT
>
>
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Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
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