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Re: Relook at SCR-21 as sufficient technique for SC 4.1.2

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 16:11:34 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=UcN7VTURKPh58xvviAd+65je4Obe4eA-=Nnos@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 7:17 AM, Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Using SCR 21 will help an author to place a UI component in the DOM so that its structure (relationship and position) is properly exposed. So it is sufficient for SC 1.3.1.
> But one may use SCR21 to add an item to a page and yet it is possible that its role is not exposed in all situations.
> But it is only by assigning attributes by other DOM functions to the created element  that role, state and properties and values  can be exposed, right?
> And It applies to UI components  created by functions of DOM to add UI components to a page and not ‘content’ generally as SC 4.1.2 applies to UIC only.
> So I argue that SCR21 is not a sufficient technique for 4.1.2 by itself.
> Thanks,
> Sailesh Panchang
Response from the Working Group
We agree, while methods in this technique can be used to meet the
requirements of success criterion 4.1.2, the technique does not
describe all the actions necessary to meet it. We have removed this
technique from 4.1.2.

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
Received on Monday, 26 July 2010 23:12:04 UTC

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