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Re: Call for Review: WCAG 2.0 Techniques Draft Updates ( LC-2872)

From: Carlos A Velasco <carlos.velasco@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:13:39 +0100
Message-ID: <530459A3.5030300@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
Cc: akirkpat@adobe.com, Philip Ackermann <philip.ackermann@fit.fraunhofer.de>, Evangelos Vlachogiannis <evangelos.vlachogiannis@fit.fraunhofer.de>, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Dear Michael, dear group,

Thanks for the response. We welcome the decision to use GitHub as the 
repository for the techniques. We look forward to provide you with more 
feedback in the near future.

On 19/02/14 04:23, akirkpat@adobe.com wrote:
>   Dear Carlos A Velasco ,
>
> 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/52D8E2C4.2090001@fit.fraunhofer.de
>   2. http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2014/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20140107/
>
>
> =====
>
> Your comment on :
>> Dear Shawn, dear group,
>>
>> The major question that we have as developers of accessibility
>> evaluation tools is whether the XML source documents [1]
>> are also updated synchronously with this and future releases of the
>> techniques' documents.
>>
>> It would also be very important for us to find out whether the
>> repository [2] can also be considered as the official techniques
>> repository. And whether GitHub can also be used to report issues. We
>> would welcome such approach to support traceability of any change.
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/sources/
>> [2] https://github.com/w3c/wcag/
>> --
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Dr Carlos A Velasco
>>     Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT
>>     Web Compliance Center: http://imergo.com/ · http://imergo.de/
>>     Schloss Birlinghoven, D53757 Sankt Augustin (Germany)
>>     Tel: +49-2241-142609 · Fax: +49-2241-1442609
>
>
> Working Group Resolution (LC-2872):
> Carlos,
> Thank you for your comment.  We have moved the location of the source
> documents for WCAG techniques (as well as the understanding documents and
> the WCAG standard itself) to GitHub.  This is the official repository.
>
> These source documents are updated as part of the process of updating the
> public HTML versions of these documents, and thus will be in sync with the
> technique document releases.  It is worth noting that there will also need
> to be at least one development branch for these documents so the main
> branch can represent the current public stable version and the development
> branch can be modified leading up to an update.
>
> Regarding reporting issues via GitHub, people are welcome to submit issues
> or make modifications to the source documents on a local copy and submit
> pull requests.  The working group will review issues and pull requests for
> non-editorial issues, but simple editorial pull requests may be accepted by
> the editors.
>
> ----
>
>

-- 
Best Regards, Mit freundlichen Gren, Saludos,
carlos

Dr Carlos A Velasco
   Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT
   Web Compliance Center: http://imergo.com/  http://imergo.de/
   Schloss Birlinghoven, D53757 Sankt Augustin (Germany)
   Tel: +49-2241-142609  Fax: +49-2241-1442609
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