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Re: WCAG 2.2 status update

From: Steve Lee <stevelee@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 08:06:24 +0000
To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org
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Thanks Alastair

that is very helpful indeed.

Happy New Decade!

Steve

On 03/01/2020 17:31, Alastair Campbell wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> Welcome back after the holidays, happy new decade!
> 
> I thought I would start with a quick update on the status of the various 
> WCAG 2.2 SCs.
> 
> I’ve included all the new SCs below, and tried to highlight which need a 
> re-evaluation. They are in order of when they will appear in the agendas 
> <https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Upcoming_agendas>, so please do start at 
> the top!
> 
> For anyone shepherding an SC, please do look at the agendas 
> <https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Upcoming_agendas> page and let me know 
> if you won’t be around when your one(s) comes up.
> 
> *Timeline*
> 
> Time is now getting short, so our short-term aim is roughly:
> 
>   * *January*: Approve (or not) in principle each SC text &
>     understanding doc. We’ll be rattling through them quickly, so if you
>     have a time to work through the surveys ahead of this week, please do!
> 
>   * *February*: For those that make it through January, we then have Feb
>     to work on at least one technique for each.
> 
>   * *March: *Refinement and approvals, the working draft will then**go
>     for a wide review in early April.
> 
> *SCs for review*
> 
>   * *Dragging:* Up for 1^st review Jan 7^th :
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/wcag22-dragging/
>   * *Visual indicators*: Last reviewed 17^th Dec:
>     https://www.w3.org/2019/12/17-ag-minutes.html#item03
>     Need to have David (author) present. Up for this Tuesday (7^th ),
>     overall we weren’t sure about the scope & overlap with user-agent side.
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/Visual_indicators/
>   * *Icon Description*: Has been updated after previous reviews, up for
>     the 7^th Jan meeting:
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/icon-desc-acceptance/
>   * *Accessible authentication:* Overhauled to focus on the cognitive
>     aspects after Dec 10^th , all previous comments are essentially out
>     of date, please re-evaluate:
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/accessible-auth/
>     It needs someone to write a simple technique. (NOT implementation or
>     working example, just a short ‘how to’ explanation.)
>   * *Important controls:* Overhauled by Rachael, Bruce & MichaelG, it
>     now focuses on the visual aspect and uses a new definition of
>     ‘prominent’. All previous answers are now out of date, please
>     re-evaluate:
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/essential-controls/
>     It needs someone to write a simple technique.
>   * *Touch target spacing: *Updated by Kathy & Mobile task force to
>     enforce a minimum size+spacing. Need to establish if the approach
>     has support and then work on understanding/technique docs, please
>     re-evaluate:
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/target-spacing/
>   * *Information in steps:* Reviewed on Dec 3^rd :
>     https://www.w3.org/2019/12/03-ag-minutes.html#item01
>     Needs an update (with DavidF) to ensure the comments are addressed,
>     and down to one version for review.
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/info-in-steps/
>   * *Fixed Reference Points: *Reviewed Dec 3^rd :
>     https://www.w3.org/2019/12/03-ag-minutes.html#item02
>     Has since been updated to use “explicit navigation markers”, please
>     re-evaluate:
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/page-break-nav/
>   * *Find help*: Reviewed Dec 10^th :
>     https://www.w3.org/2019/12/10-ag-minutes.html#item04
>     Has since been updated, please re-evaluate:
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/findable-help/
>   * *Confirmation before submission:* Reviewed Dec 10^th :
>     https://www.w3.org/2019/12/10-ag-minutes.html#item03
>     I think it needs some updates before another review (SteveL).
>     Previous results:
>     https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/wcag22-confirm-before-submission/results
> 
>   * *Custom interactions*, reviewed Dec 17^th :
>     https://www.w3.org/2019/12/17-ag-minutes.html#item04
>     Some big questions left open about whether the interaction is the
>     problem, or the expectation of the interaction. Would really like
>     people to collect examples of a non-standard interactions (anyone,
>     not just Jake!)
>     Survey: https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35422/Custom_interactions/
>   * *Focus visible (enhanced):* CFC approved, will be included in the
>     working draft soon. Post-approval comments in github.
>   * *Visible labels* & *Orientation:* were thought to be possible to
>     cover with understanding/technique updates.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> -Alastair
> 
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> 
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> 
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