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

From: David MacDonald <befree@magma.ca>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 17:35:32 -0500
To: "'Loretta Guarino Reid'" <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Cc: <public-comments-wcag20@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000601c8270e$ad1b6be0$075243a0$@ca>

Yes the responses are sufficient.

David MacDonald

access empowers people...
        ...barriers disable them...

-----Original Message-----
From: Loretta Guarino Reid [mailto:lorettaguarino@google.com] 
Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2007 12:20 AM
To: David MacDonald
Cc: public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org
Subject: Your comments on WCAG 2.0 Public Working Draft of May, 2007

Dear David MacDonald,

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: Abbreviation examples
(Issue ID: 2317)
Original Comment:

I read this on a review of WCAG.

"The minor drawback is that in the examples provided, they define KISS
(Keep is Simple Stupid) as an initialism, despite the fact it's
pronounced as a word, and WWW (World Wide Web) as an acronym when
no-one in their right minds would try to pronounce it as a word."

Proposed Change:
Find a different initialism and Acronym... Make KISS the Acronym. in
Example 3,4 of H28

Received on Wednesday, 4 July 2007 01:49:00 GMT

Response from Working Group:

Thank you for pointing out the inconsistency. We have change the title
of example 3 to "Using the acronym element to expand an acronym", and
the title of example 4 to: "Using the acronym element to expand an
Received on Wednesday, 14 November 2007 22:35:56 UTC

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