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Comment LC-1041

From: Gian Sampson-Wild <gian@tkh.com.au>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 11:11:12 +1000
To: "'Loretta Guarino Reid'" <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Cc: <public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001401c7b78e$e5dccb80$b300a8c0@tkhcomputer>

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Comment 21:

Source: http://www.w3.org/mid/000901c69538$2e394450$f4c9b23a@tkhcomputer
(Issue ID: LC-1041)

Baseline - The section "Initial Guidance" is even more confusing than other
parts of the documents. There are no definitions or rules for following
baseline, just examples in this section.

Proposed Change:

Develop "A Guide for Policy Makers" and allow the public to comment prior to
releasing WCAG2 as a W3C Recommendation. Develop a document, for use with
WCAG2, that list suitable technologies for baseline. This document can be
updated by the WG or the W3C every year. Provide a definition for baseline.

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Response from Working Group:
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The conformance section of WCAG2 has been completely rewritten. The term
"baseline" has been replaced by "accessibility-supported Web technologies".
The issue of what it means to be an accessibility-supported Web technology
is addressed in the section "Accessibility Support of Web Technologies" at
http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/#accessibility-support .
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Response from GSW:
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Thank you for taking my comment into account.
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