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Re: Lack of showing amendments

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 13:56:40 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimcwPw8wU7xF79vqWTOk26UFB3bdpBFoALwBENe@mail.gmail.com>
To: sheena.mccullagh@blueyonder.co.uk
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 8:56 AM,  <sheena.mccullagh@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Name: Sheena McCullagh
> Email: sheena.mccullagh@blueyonder.co.uk
> Affiliation: Member of the public
> Document: W2
> Item Number: (none selected)
> Part of Item:
> Comment Type: general comment
> Summary of Issue: Lack of showing amendments
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> Some of us struggle to spot changes/proof read.  It would therefore have been exceptionally useful if the amendments/changes in the 8 July drafts had been marked to show the differences between those documents and the existing WAIG2.
> Proposed Change:
> Please mark amendments/changes in some way - including where you have 'repaired' broken links.
Response from the Working Group
The draft documents released for public review contain links to
diff-marked versions:

Understanding WCAG 2.0, Single file diff-marked version showing
revisions since 11 December 2008,

Techniques for WCAG 2.0, Single file diff-marked version showing
revisions since 11 December 2008,

Unfortunately, the diff mark-up will not catch links whose only change
is to their targets.

While we believe that all links were reviewed and were either working
or removed when the draft documents were released, we have no way of
ensuring that those links continue to stay unbroken.

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 Friday, 30 July 2010 20:57:10 UTC

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