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Your comments on WCAG 2.0 Public Working Draft of May, 2007

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 21:34:34 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0711032134u44f0094ax9792630d69e30e23@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hiroko G. Baba" <hbaba@interwork.sdsu.edu>
Cc: public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org

Dear Hiroko Baba,

Thank you for your comments on the 17 May 2007 Public Working Draft of
the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0
http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/). The WCAG Working Group
has reviewed all comments received on the May draft, and will be
publishing an updated Public Working Draft shortly. Before we do that,
we would like to know whether we have understood your comments
correctly, and also whether you are satisfied with our resolutions.

Please review our resolutions for the following comments, and reply to
us by 19 November 2007 at public-comments-wcag20@w3.org to say whether
you are satisfied. Note that this list is publicly archived. Note also
that we are not asking for new issues, nor for an updated review of
the entire document at this time.

Please see below for the text of comments that you submitted and our
resolutions to your comments. Each comment includes a link to the
archived copy of your original comment on
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/, and may
also include links to the relevant changes in the WCAG 2.0 Editor's
Draft of May-October 2007 at

Thank you for your time reviewing and sending comments. Though we
cannot always do exactly what each commenter requests, all of the
comments are valuable to the development of WCAG 2.0.


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: Definition of the wider range of people
Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/2007Jun/0118.html
(Issue ID: 2011)
Original Comment:

I think it's important to mention that accessible websites are
beneficial to not only people with disabilities but also people who
has technology limitation, who are learning the language presented as
a foreign language (i.e. video captions help to understand), or
*anybody* who has difficulty in understanding/navigating/using the
sites otherwise.

Proposed Change:
"...following these guidelines will make your Web content more usable
by many older users."  ADD a sentence here that the Web contents
become more usable to the general public.

Response from Working Group:

We have added the sentence:  "These guidelines often make Web content
more generally usable."
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