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

From: Janina Sajka (janina@rednote.net) <(janina@rednote.net)>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2022 11:20:53 -0400
To: public-apa-admin@w3.org
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Janina Sajka writes:
> This Call for Consensus is reissued to correct my copy and paste error in the original CfC. Please confirm by voting again.
> 
> The error was noted during our weekly teleconference on Wednesday 24 August:
> 
> https://www.w3.org/2022/08/24-apa-minutes.html#t03
> 
> 
> A "Corrected Proposed Disposition" and a "Revised Action to Take" sections follow. The "Background" section in the original CfC is confirmed accurate.
> 
> ***Corrected Proposed Disposition***
> 
> APA requests AGWG remove the first word, "Sometimes,"  from Sec. 5.4  of the WCAG 2.2 Candidate Recommendation draft document (and use no quantitative term whatsoever) 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:
> 
> "Web pages are created that will later have additional content added to them."
> 
> ***Revised 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, Monday 29 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 writes:
> > 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
> > 
> 
> -- 
> 
> Janina Sajka (she/her/hers)
> Accessibility Consultant 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
> 
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> https://www.linuxfoundation.org/board-of-directors-2/
> 

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Janina Sajka (she/her/hers)
Accessibility Consultant 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

Linux Foundation Fellow
https://www.linuxfoundation.org/board-of-directors-2/
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