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Re: Lack of showing amendments

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 15:29:41 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=T8YidFS0bsE4HMJPCLGNUfnOjydJDsvjZBuTP@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bristol and disabled archery <bristolanddisabledarchery@blueyonder.co.uk>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
Excellent. I'm sorry it was so hard to find the right versions, and
I'm glad that you have them now.

Loretta

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Bristol and disabled archery
<bristolanddisabledarchery@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Loretta,
>
> I've found them now, many thanks.
>
> I suppose it's my own silly fault for attempting to scan read when I'm
> dyslexic that I missed them.
>
> Or maybe my brain didn't register that 'diff-marked' meant 'showing the
> differences'.
>
> Or maybe it's because when WAIG2 was out for public consultation the
> diff-marked version was the primary/only link and hence when these didn't
> open as diff-marked I assumed that there wasn't a diff-marked version.
>
> Never mind, I have them now and can check them and pay special heed to the
> sections that affect me personally (as opposed to accessibility as a whole).
>
> Sheena
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Loretta Guarino Reid [mailto:lorettaguarino@google.com]
> Sent: 30 July 2010 22:42
> To: Sheena McCullagh
> Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Lack of showing amendments
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 2:22 PM, Sheena McCullagh
> <sheena.mccullagh@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>> Many thanks for this, but I'm now more confused.  When you follow the
> links
>> from http://www.w3.org/WAI/ and http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/comments/ and
>> http://www.w3.org/News/2010#entry-8851 they don't take you through to the
>> diff marked versions, but to the 8 July versions which aren't diff marked.
>
> Correct. The normative versions are not diff-marked. However, if you
> open the documents at the links in the announcement, just before the
> Abstract is a section that says
>
> "This document is also available in these non-normative formats:
>
>    * Single file version
>    * Single file diff-marked version showing revisions since 11
> December 2008, and
>    * Alternate Versions of Understanding WCAG 2.0, "
>
> The second link will take you to a version of the document that
> contains the diff-markup. Those are the links listed in my previous
> message.
>
> Loretta
>
>>
>> In fact I couldn't find a link on the web site to the diff marked versions
>> at all.
>>
>> I note the diff marked versions are dated as June 2010, whereas the ones
>> without the diff marks are dated 8 July.
>>
>> It was these latter ones, which are the ones comment has been invited on
> via
>> the web site, which I was suggesting ought to be diff marked, not the ones
>> you sent me links for and which I couldn't find on the web site.
>>
>> Hence my original suggestion still stands.
>>
>> Sheena
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Loretta Guarino Reid [mailto:lorettaguarino@google.com]
>> Sent: 30 July 2010 21:57
>> To: sheena.mccullagh@blueyonder.co.uk
>> Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: Lack of showing amendments
>>
>>
>> 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,
>>
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2010/WD-UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20-20100708/complete-diff
>> .html
>>
>> Techniques for WCAG 2.0, Single file diff-marked version showing
>> revisions since 11 December 2008,
>> http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2010/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20100708/complete-diff.html
>>
>> 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
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
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