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Re: ACTION-2053: Draft-y language for Accessibility Considerations sections

From: Shane McCarron <shane@spec-ops.io>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:23:36 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJdbnODy7rwarSQJynUkSe9cfAT55LGKW9sKJxC47FRYx3B+Fg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Cc: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>, Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group <public-apa@w3.org>
The APA working group has requested that I add something in there about how
may requirements on user interface experiences are defined via WCAG.  I
will incorporate some language about that tomorrow.

On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 1:09 PM, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:

> LGTM.
>
>
> --
> @LeonieWatson tink.uk Carpe diem
>
> On 10/08/2016 17:41, Shane McCarron wrote:
>
>> So, to be clear, the final version of the proposed wording is:
>>
>>     This specification has no defined user interface. Consequently,
>>     there are no specific accessibility requirements on implementations.
>>     However, to the extent that an implementation provides user
>>     interactions to support this specification, the implementation must
>>     ensure that the interface is exposed to the platform accessibility
>>     API. Moreover, implementors should take into consideration the needs
>>     of their users with varying abilities when designing solutions that
>>     implement this specification. For example, the use of biometric
>>     authentication techniques should be varied enough to allow for
>>     people with widely differing physical abilities.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 8:21 AM, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk
>> <mailto:tink@tink.uk>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 09/08/2016 14:12, Shane McCarron wrote:
>>
>>         Nice!  Friendly amendment?  I think that "widely differing
>> physical
>>         abilities" is more poetic than "widely different physical
>>         abilities".
>>         What do you think?
>>
>>     +1
>>
>>
>>     Léonie.
>>
>>
>>     --
>>     @LeonieWatson tink.uk <http://tink.uk> Carpe diem
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Shane McCarron
>> Projects Manager, Spec-Ops
>>
>


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Shane McCarron
Projects Manager, Spec-Ops
Received on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 22:24:36 UTC

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