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Re: ( LC-2889)

From: <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:05:12 +0000
Message-Id: <E1XAbRA-0008Ny-Nu@jessica.w3.org>
To: Wilco Fiers <w.fiers@accessibility.nl>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
 Dear Wilco Fiers  ,

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 8th Aug
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


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

 1. http://www.w3.org/mid/E1WDYlt-0006Sj-6a@stuart.w3.org
 2. http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2014/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20140107/


Your comment on H86: Providing text alternatives for ASCII art, emoticons,
and leetspeak:
> This technique is quite vague and seems to cover multiple solutions. The
> test only requires test before or after the ASCII graphic, but in the
> examples you see much more then that. Including a solution with the abbr
> element that doesn’t actually pass the test. This technique might
> need to be rethought. Perhaps it can be a general technique?
> This comment is part of the project for the Accessibility Support
> Database.

Working Group Resolution (LC-2889):
Thanks for your comment.  As we discussed, we are moving this issue to the
tracking system for issues raised by Working Group members. [1] We will
address this using that process. 

[1] https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/track/issues/34

[1] https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/track/issues/34

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