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Re: use of Priority vs Conformance Levels

From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 11:44:18 -0600
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20020927113833.0310cec0@rockynet.com>
To: Lynne Rosenthal <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>, www-qa@w3.org
(Switched reply to IG list...)

It sounds like something that we should talk about.  Should I queue an 
issue, to be sure it isn't lost?

I'm not sure that the new scheme is generally applicable (outside of 
accessibility arena), from what I read at:

http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-WCAG20-20020822/#conformance

But it would be good to understand the why and what of WAI's new approach 
here, and either confirm or modify our own approach.

Do you want to pursue #1 below ("why")?

-Lofton.

At 11:35 AM 9/27/02 -0400, Lynne Rosenthal wrote:
>It seems that the WCAG WG, in their recently published Working Draft of 
>Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 
>(http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-WCAG20-20020822/) has changed their 
>conformance criteria - from using Priorities to using Levels (Minimum, 
>Level 2, Level 3).   As stated, the WCAG improvements include: Ensure that 
>requirements may be applied across technologies, Ensure that the 
>conformance requirements are clear, Ensure that the deliverables are easy 
>to use
>
>We may want to:
>1.  learn from them, why the change.
>2.  review our use of Priority 1,2,3.
>
>regards
>Lynne
>
Received on Friday, 27 September 2002 13:43:05 GMT

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