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Re: Action 712 (fast)

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 10:17:50 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+=z1W=KMZdeG4JDavDoGM8t2wbZhAvUtKK0ub4Jnb1GRUVP+g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Richards, Jan" <jrichards@ocadu.ca>
Cc: UAWG list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
I like the idea of accessible information. the definition is fine as is.
the appendix intro paragraph could be rewritten to apply to User Agents
<orig>
In order to produce more accessible web content, authoring tools often
need authors to provide accessibility information such as text
alternatives for images, role and state information for widgets,
relationships within complex tables, and captions for audio. The
following informative table links the WCAG 2.0 success criteria with
examples of accessibility information:
</orig>

<new>
In order to render more accessible web content, user agents often need
to make use of author provided accessibility information such as text
alternatives for images, role and state information for widgets,
relationships within complex tables, and captions for audio. The
following informative table links the WCAG 2.0 success criteria with
examples of accessibility information:
</new>
On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 9:52 AM, Richards, Jan <jrichards@ocadu.ca> wrote:
> OK, so if it is A then it actually would go first.
>
> BTW: Another idea is to make use of "Accessibility Information", a defined term in ATAG 2.0 (http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-IMPLEMENTING-ATAG20-20120410/#def-Accessibility-Information). Implementing ATAG 2.0 even includes an Appendix that clearly connects the term to the requirements of WCAG (http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-IMPLEMENTING-ATAG20-20120410/#prompting-types).
>
> Cheers,
> Jan
>
> --
> (Mr) Jan Richards, M.Sc.
> jrichards@ocadu.ca | 416-977-6000 ext. 3957 | fax: 416-977-9844
> Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) | http://idrc.ocad.ca/
> Faculty of Design | OCAD University
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Simon Harper [mailto:simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk]
>> Sent: April 12, 2012 3:55 AM
>> To: Richards, Jan
>> Cc: UAWG list
>> Subject: Re: Action 712 (fast)
>>
>> Hi Jan,
>>
>> You are 100% correct - and 1.2.x is level A and I'll let the group decide on the
>> title of 1.2.x
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Si.
>>
>> PS I check my email at 08:00 and 17:00 GMT. If you require a faster response
>> please include the word 'fast' in the subject line.
>>
>> =======================
>> Simon Harper
>> http://simon.harper.name/about/card/
>>
>> University of Manchester (UK)
>> Web Ergonomics Lab - Information Management Group
>> http://wel.cs.manchester.ac.uk
>>
>>
>> On 11/04/2012 15:08, Richards, Jan wrote:
>> > Hi Simon,
>> >
>> > Thanks for the list of changes...but what would be most helpful is a listing
>> of the actual final proposed SCs. My guess from your emails is that the 4 SCs
>> currently in GL1.2 will be replaced by just these two:
>> >
>> > 1.2.3 Repair Missing Associations: The user can specify whether or not
>> > the user agent should attempt to predict associations from
>> > author-specified presentation attributes (i.e. position and
>> > appearance). (Level AAA) ## DONE TPAC
>> >
>> > 1.2.X HANDLE ???: In situations where missing or empty alternative content
>> or associations can be identified, and when those elements achieve focus,
>> the user agent will notify the user, and provide a mechanism to relate all
>> available metadata to the user, upon their request. Thereby, enabling the
>> user to take appropriate alternative action. Level???
>> >
>> >
>



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