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Re: Provide Technique(s) using PDF/UA

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2012 18:08:18 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWbSUXOMN9MdqU1KO4MVEddF3CNURTaNVUH9T_h+Mk7LAA@mail.gmail.com>
To: djohnson@commonlook.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 2:20 PM, <noreply@w3.org> wrote:

> Name: Duff Johnson
> Email: djohnson@commonlook.com
> Affiliation: NetCentric Technologies
> Document: TD
> Item Number: (none selected)
> Part of Item: Applicability
> Comment Type: technical
> Summary of Issue: Provide Technique(s) using PDF/UA
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> PDF/UA provides technical detail pertaining to accessibility in PDF that
> developers find useful. PDF/UA covers a subset of WCAG 2.0 SC. AIIM's
> "Achieving WCAG 2.0 with PDF/UA" document is a good place to (at least)
> start in terms of establishing (from the WCAG WG's point of view) how
> PDF/UA can be used to meet selected WCASG 2.0 SC. In addition, PDF/UA
> provides a clear means of failing WCAG 2.0.
> Proposed Change:
> Create one or more Techniques that refers explicitly to one or more
> provisions of PDF/UA as an implementation-neutral means of providing
> specific technical advice for a wide variety of Success Criteria. Create a
> Failure Technique specifying that failure to meet PDF/UA (with whatever
> caveats) shall be considered Failure to meet WCAG 2.0.
> ================================
Response from the Working Group
We think documenting techniques from PDF/UA is a useful approach.  Please
do submit such techniques for consideration.  We have a form at
http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/TECHS-SUBMIT/ that you can fill out that
will guide you in creating technique with all the necessary parts.  We are
accepting techniques in this fashion and using them to expand the
techniques document.   You may also want to consult the guidelines for
writing techniques at http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Technique_Instructionsand
http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Technique_Template. We look forward to
reviewing them.

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, 5 October 2012 01:08:50 UTC

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