Re: Basing conformance for accessibility questions on subjective determinations

On Apr 17, 2008, at 1:47 PM, Dan Connolly wrote:

> On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 19:21 +1000, Ben Boyle wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 11:02 AM, Ian Hickson <> wrote:
>>> All of these are subjective conformance criteria that are key
>>> accessibility questions.
>>> All of these also apply to HTML4 documents.
>>> I see no way to make these anything but subjective. How do you  
>>> suggest we
>>> address these problems?
>> I suggest leaving them to WCAG, to avoid repetition and potential
>> conflict (should WCAG in some incompatible way).
> That's one of the more interesting suggestions I've seen in
> this discussion. It seems like a good way to reduce
> our workload by leveraging work done elsewhere.

Semantics of elements are not solely accessibility issues. I do not  
think it makes sense to define them solely in an accessibility  
document separate from the spec.


Received on Thursday, 17 April 2008 21:53:43 UTC