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Re: EOWG's replies to WCAG WG resolutions of EOWG comments on May 2007 Draft of WCAG 2.0

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 15:33:33 -0800
Message-ID: <824e742c0712111533w509c5da2h29cf73e97fcd88e4@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Shawn Henry" <shawn@w3.org>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

We have accepted your suggestions.


Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group

> >Comment 1: LC-1001: definition of assistive technology
> >Source:
> >http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/2007Jun/0405.html
> >(Issue ID: 2270)
> ><...>
> >Response from Working Group:
> >
> >We have accepted the substance of your suggestions, with some wording
> >tweaks. The definition now reads:
> >
> >     hardware and/or software that acts as a user agent, or along with
> >a mainstream user agent, to provide services to meet the requirements
> >of users with disabilities that go beyond those offered by the
> >mainstream user agents
> <...>
> EOWG reply on Comment 1 LC-1001 definition of assistive technology:
> The definition overall is now much clearer; however:
> - we find the use of "services" in the definition and in note 1 is confusing, and we recommend instead using "input and output," or "functionality"
> - we recommend removing the last "the" so it reads: "...go beyond those offered by mainstream user agents"
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