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From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 21:49:25 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0711032149l55fc7816q7114376a4f447a14@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Johannes Koch" <koch@w3development.de>
Cc: public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org

Dear Johannes Koch,

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
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http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-20071102/

Thank you for your time reviewing and sending comments. Though we
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Regards,

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

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Comment 1: Is not "naming" a form control a failure?
Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/2007Jun/0006.html
(Issue ID: 1958)
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Original Comment:
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this is a response to
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/2007May/0063.html>.

About your response to my comment 1:

> SC 4.1.2 and SC 1.1.1 require that form controls have names. The name
> may be provided in a way that is not a (visible) label.

So I assume that not "naming" a form control is a failure, right? Should
this be made explicit by creating a common failure?


I'm OK with your responses to my comments 2 and 3 :-)

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Response from Working Group:
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We have added these examples to F68.
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