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Re: Group common failures as well as (good) techniques

From: Johannes Koch <johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2008 14:49:48 +0100
Message-ID: <49368E7C.1010406@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org, ERT WG <public-wai-ert@w3.org>

Hi Loretta et al.,

(cc to ERT WG because this came up during an ERT F2F meeting)

Loretta Guarino Reid schrieb:
> On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 1:59 AM, WCAG 2.0 Comment Form <nobody@w3.org> wrote:
>> Name: Johannes Koch
>> Email: johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de
>> Affiliation: Fraunhofer FIT
>> Document: TD
>> Item Number: (none selected)
>> Part of Item: Description
>> Comment Type: general comment
>> Summary of Issue: Group common failures as well as (good) techniques
>> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
>> I wondered why the common failures in the techniques document are not
>> grouped as the (good) techniques are. They could be FG for general failures,
>> FH for HTML/XHTML failures, etc.
>> Proposed Change:
>> Maybe rename the failures, or, at least, group them according to
>> technology.
>> ================================
>  Response from the Working Group
> ================================
> The working group felt it was important to raise the visibility of all
> failures.  In particular, authors need to be aware of general failures as
> well as failures specific to the technology they are using. So all failures
> are listed together.
> However, we will consider including information that more clearly associates
> failures with the technologies they relate to in future versions of the
> Techniques document.

I'm fine with the WG's answer (and so is at least the majority of ERT WG 
regulars :-).

Johannes Koch
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT
Web Compliance Center
Schloss Birlinghoven, D-53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany
Phone: +49-2241-142628    Fax: +49-2241-142065
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