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Re: WCAG 2.2 status - Information in steps

From: Steve Lee <stevelee@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 13:57:42 +0000
To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org
Message-ID: <4a511336-38e7-7d56-1c7a-f08c087b04be@w3.org>
  As something that is broadly applicable and important, I would have
 > thought that the COGA documentation would be a good place for that,
 > perhaps linked to from the higher-level material at WAI? E.g. from
 > https://www.w3.org/WAI/fundamentals/accessibility-intro/#important

Stress and the resulting abandonment of tasks is certainly something 
that comes up many times when discussing Cognitive patterns.

I think it to would be good to see this taken to the Task Force.

Steve

On 24/02/2020 11:16, Alastair Campbell wrote:
> Hi David,
> 
> The pull request for this one was made, you can see it here:
> 
> https://github.com/w3c/wcag/pull/1046
> 
> It has links through to preview the understanding doc & techniques. 
> Reviews (from everyone) welcome, next step is CFC for inclusion in the 
> draft.
> 
> *>*I really do think it’s important, very important to include the text 
> I originally had alerting that stress triggers psychosis, even little 
> minor computer problem stress.
> 
> I understand that small stresses can build up and trigger symptoms 
> including (but I assume not limited to) psychosis. However, whether 
> someone has to re-input data is only ever going to be a /contributor/, 
> not a direct /cause/.
> 
> If we include that in the understanding document for one SC we are 
> implying it is a direct cause and, according to the research 
> highlighted, that is not the case.
> 
> There are lots of other reasons (including other success criteria!) that 
> might also build up stress when using an interface, and I suspect there 
> are UX factors (like navigation terminology) that could contribute even 
> more.
> 
> As something that is broadly applicable and important, I would have 
> thought that the COGA documentation would be a good place for that, 
> perhaps linked to from the higher-level material at WAI? E.g. from
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/fundamentals/accessibility-intro/#important
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> -Alastair
> 
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