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Re: Call for Consensus (CfC): Horizontal Review of WCAG 2.2

From: Alisa Smith <asmith@audioeye.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 17:53:20 -0400
Message-ID: <CACRdv5rRkXBcLwQEpuptrt=EnHGO0mXFXfvv=Fho77F2QhA-_A@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Janina Sajka (janina@rednote.net)" <janina@rednote.net>
Cc: public-apa-admin@w3.org

On Wed, Aug 17, 2022 at 12:46 PM Janina Sajka (janina@rednote.net) <
janina@rednote.net> wrote:

> Colleagues:
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group formally testing for group consensus
> regarding our proposed disposition of our WCAG 2.2 Candidate
> Recommendation Draft horizontal review. Those of you who have
> participated in recent APA teleconferences will recognize this as the
> "Sometimes" question.
> ***Background***
> As always with W3C specifications, APA has a horizontal review
> responsibility which applies to specifications created by other WAI
> groups just as to any other W3C group. In this context the question of
> conducting a formal horizontal review of the draft WCAG 2.2 CR was first
> raised on Wednesday 3 August at the regular weekly APA teleconference,
> and at the group's request, additional background, quoted below,  was
> provided by email, available at this link:
> https://www.w3.org/2022/08/03-apa-minutes.html#t12
> "During our regular teleconference Wednesday 3 August we seemed
> generally disinclined to take on an in depth review of the pending WCAG
> 2.2 Candidate Recommendation draft currently in a Call for Consensus in
> the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group.
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2022JulSep/0112.html
> "However, there was interest in understanding more about a comment
> characterizing third party content injections as occuring "sometimes" in
> the section defining Partial Conformance:
> https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG22/#conformance-partial
> "We note "sometimes" is the first word in this section. It has been
> suggested "sometimes" unrealistically understates the lived reality of
> today's web. The term "increasingly" has been proposed as a better
> descriptor. That issue discussion is here:
> https://github.com/w3c/wcag/issues/2305
> "We agreed to return to this question at our next call Wednesday 10
> August."
> Our discussion on Wednesday 10 August is logged here:
> https://www.w3.org/2022/08/10-apa-minutes.html#t11
> Our last discussion which leads to this CfC occured during the APA
> teleconference of Wednesday 17 August and is logged here:
> https://www.w3.org/2022/08/17-apa-minutes.html#t09
> APA's following proposed disposition of this issue is taken from the second
> option suggested by AGWG Co-Chair Alastair as noted next.
> ***Proposed Disposition***
> APA requests AGWG remove the first word, "Sometimes,"  from Sec. 5.4 of
> the WCAG 2.2 Candidate Recommendation draft document as suggested on
> github here:
> https://github.com/w3c/wcag/issues/2305#issuecomment-1209655125
> Thus, Sec. 5.4 would begin with an initial sentence that reads:
> "Many Web pages are created that will later have additional content
> added to them."
> ***Action to Take***
> This CfC is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of
> support via email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though
> messages of support are certainly welcome.
> If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
> proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
> than 23:59 (Midnight) Boston Time, Wednesday 24 August.
> NOTE: This Call for Consensus is being conducted in accordance with the
> APA Decision Policy published at:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/decision-policy
> Janina and Matthew
> --
> Janina Sajka
> https://linkedin.com/in/jsajka
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Co-Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures     http://www.w3.org/wai/apa


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