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Re: use of Priority vs Conformance Levels

From: Lynne Rosenthal <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 13:54:25 -0400
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To: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>, www-qa@w3.org
IT probably could be an Action Item for someone to do #1 - and once we find 
out why they are changing, and if they intend to change all their 
documents,  then we can discuss if we want to do anything. And, 
unfortunately, I won't be around or have consistent email for the next 
week, so I think it better if some one else  pursues #1


At 01:44 PM 9/27/2002, Lofton Henderson wrote:
>(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:
>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")?
>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.
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