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Re: Updates to Policies Relating to Web Accessibility: EU

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 11:52:10 -0700
Message-ID: <4A64BCDA.9080702@w3.org>
To: Felix Nagel <info@felixnagel.com>
CC: wai-eo-editors@w3.org
Hi Felix,

Thank you for the information. We apprecaite that you took the time to send it.

We hope to update the Policies page soon.

Best regards,
~Shawn


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W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
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Felix Nagel wrote:
> *Hey there,
> 
> the EU has another Doucment relating to the WCAG 2.0 published 
> *31/03/2009 named
> 2935TH TRANSPORT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS and ENERGY Council meeting - 
> Brussels, 30 and 31 March 2009 
> <http://www.consilium.europa.eu/ueDocs/cms_Data/docs/pressdata/en/trans/107025.pdf>
> *
> Documet in all EU related languages:
> http://www.consilium.europa.eu/applications/search/newsDocDetails.asp?cmsid=650&dockey=107025&doclang=EN&lang=EN 
> <http://www.consilium.europa.eu/applications/search/newsDocDetails.asp?cmsid=650&dockey=107025&doclang=EN&lang=EN>
> 
> related parts are filed under TELECOMMUNICATIONS  (page 36):
> 
> 4.d)
> *
> *The adoption of the second version of the Web Content Accessibility 
> Guidelines*
> *(WCAG 2.0) by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) provides the necessary*
> *technical specifications.*
> **
> *and 7. g)
> *
> *Adopt, and better implement measures, to promote e-accessibility, and 
> particularly to*
> *implement the WCAG 2.0 guidelines. A common approach could be expressed*
> *through a Recommendation from the Commission in order to avoid a 
> fragmented*
> *European market. Moreover, as WCAG 1.0 is becoming outdated a 
> recommendation*
> *from the Commission could avoid that some Member states still apply 
> different*
> *certification standards than recommended by the W3C (World Wide Web*
> *Consortium (W3C).*
> **
> *
> 
> Hope i could provide some useful information. Please contact me if you 
> need some further information.
> 
> *
> Greetings from Hamburg, Germany
> 
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