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Re: WCAG 2.0 Comment Submission ( LC-2883)

From: <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 03:23:15 +0000
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To: Tom Siechert <tsiechert@csufresno.edu>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
 Dear Tom Siechert ,

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has reviewed the
comments you sent [1] on the Last Call Working Draft [2] of the Techniques
for WCAG 2.0 published on 16 Jan 2014. Thank you for having taken the time
to review the document and to send us comments!

The Working Group's response to your comment is included below.

Please review it carefully and let us know by email at
public-comments-wcag20@w3.org if you agree with it or not before
02/25/2014. In case of disagreement, you are requested to provide a
specific solution for or a path to a consensus with the Working Group. If
such a consensus cannot be achieved, you will be given the opportunity to
raise a formal objection which will then be reviewed by the Director during
the transition of this document to the next stage in the W3C Recommendation
Track.

Thanks,

For the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group,
Michael Cooper
W3C Staff Contact

 1. http://www.w3.org/mid/E1WDND3-0003fv-Ry@stuart.w3.org
 2. http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2014/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20140107/


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Your comment on H93: Ensuring that id attributes are unique on a Web page:
> It appears that this HTML technique is a duplicate of
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20051123/#H93, however,
> this H93 is of a different subject matter compared to the H93 referenced
> in the URL above.
> 
> Proposed Change:
> Change in numbering of this (or the other H93) to keep both techniques
> as their own separate technique.


Working Group Resolution (LC-2883):
Thank you for the comment. The technique H93 that you are referencing is
from an early draft of WCAG 2.0 dating back to 2005. This technique was
removed in 2006 and the H93 code was repurposed in the 2010 techniques
update.  We are sorry if this caused confusion, we do try to avoid re-using
technique codes but since the first use was prior to WCAG 2.0 reaching
Recommendation status this was not a concern in 2010 when the current
version of H93 was added. We are also looking into modifying the page
template for techniques to include a link to the most current version of
each technique. Until this link is established, to ensure that you are
reviewing the latest version of the techniques please visit the current
techniques document at http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/.

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