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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 22:07:35 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0711032207i31f23b2fp1e1c4612f93e600c@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Philip Gerken" <athelstan@eircom.net>
Cc: public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org

Dear Philip Gerken,

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: Site intimidating
Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/2007May/0140.html
(Issue ID: 1936)
Original Comment:

Document: W2
Item Number: (none selected)
Part of Item:
Comment Type: general comment
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
I have just visited your site to help me complete a project on web
design for the disabled. It is the most intimidating website I have
ever seen. I just wanted some guidelines that a non-academic simpleton
like me can understand. As far as I can see your site does not obey
any of its own guidelines. It is completely incomprehensible. Thanks

Response from Working Group:

Thank you for your email. We would like the URL that your comment was
referring to. Also we would appreciate specific suggestions as to

We have worked hard recently to sinplify both the WCAG 2.0 and also
it's web presence.

One resource that might interest you is the Quick Reference. It provides
help for developers with all of the Guidelines, Success Criteria and links
to specific ways to understand and meet the Success Criteria.
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