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Re: Text that is difficult to understand. Needs to be simplified and may be have an illustrative example.

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 08:59:56 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikALJVsF0tf5xY-OEhjxnKAKO6R4JSsSVA3m5PK@mail.gmail.com>
To: sylvie.duchateau@accessiweb.org
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

My apologies! I accidentally sent you the working group response to a
different comment. Here is the response that should have been sent:

Thank you for bringing this to our attention.  We are simplifying the
paragraph and providing an example:

Sufficient techniques are provided in a numbered list where each list
item provides the technique or combination of techniques that can be
used to meet the Success Criterion. When there are multiple techniques
on a numbered list item connected by "AND" then all of the techniques
must be used.

For example, Situation B in Understanding Success Criterion 2.2.1
lists as the third sufficient technique:
 SCR16: Providing a script that warns the user a time limit is about
to expire (Scripting) AND  SCR1: Allowing the user to extend the
default time limit  (Scripting)

So both SCR16 and SCR1 must be used to satisfy this success criterion.

On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 6:46 PM, Loretta Guarino Reid
<lorettaguarino@google.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 7:54 AM,  <sylvie.duchateau@accessiweb.org> wrote:
>> Name: Sylvie Duchateau
>> Email: sylvie.duchateau@accessiweb.org
>> Affiliation: Association BrailleNet
>> Document: TD
>> Item Number: (none selected)
>> Part of Item: Applicability
>> Comment Type: editorial
>> Summary of Issue: Text that is difficult to understand. Needs to be simplified and may be have an illustrative example.
>> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
>> Location : introduction of Techniques for WCAG 2.0 and Understanding WCAG 2.0, Heading h3 "sufficient techniques".
>> paragraph added on July 2010 draft.
>> "[Begin add] In some cases it's only when a combination
>> of techniques are used that it is considered sufficient. In these cases, the sufficient combination of techniques are listed together on one numbered line
>> in the “How to Meet WCAG 2.0” and “Understanding WCAG 2.0” documents. Each numbered line is sufficient to meet the Success Criteria it addresses, but the
>> individual techniques on that line are not sufficient by themselves unless they are on a numbered line by themselves.[end add]
>> Proposed Change:
>> Simplify this paragraph that does not sound clear at all.
>> What does this "numbered line" wording mean?
>> May be giving an example to illustrate what is meant would be helpful.
> ================================
> Response from the Working Group
> ================================
> Thank you for alerting us to this improvement in Firefox, and for
> identifying the places that needed updating. We have determined that
> this fix occurred in Firefox 3.0, so instead of removing Firefox from
> the User Agent Notes, we have corrected them to versions of Firefox
> before Firefox 3.0.
> In general, we have not added the notes about Safari to the
> descriptions of the techniques. Safari's restrictions are included in
> the User Agent Notes, and including the Safari restrictions in the
> descriptions makes the techniques more difficult to understand.
> 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 Saturday, 11 September 2010 16:00:28 UTC

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