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SC level for 3.1.3

From: WCAG 2.0 Comment Form <nobody@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 03:49:42 +0000 (GMT)
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Name: Roger Hudson
Email: rhudson@usability.com.au
Document: W2
Item Number: Success Criterion 3.1.3
Part of Item: 
Comment Type: technical
Summary of Issue: SC level for 3.1.3
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
3.1.3 Unusual Words: A mechanism is available for identifying specific definitions of words or phrases used in an unusual or restricted way, including idioms and jargon. (Level AAA)

Comment: In general WCAG 2.0 does not provide enough guidance for improving the accessibility of web content for people with cognitive, language and/or learning limitations. At the very least, providing a mechanism for enabling users to easily obtain definitions of unusual or specialist phrases should be a Level AA success criterion.

Proposed Change:
Change the SC for 3.1.3 to AA
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