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Re: Fwd: Wordsmithing Notes

From: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:51:25 -0400
To: Rachael Bradley Montgomery <rachael@accessiblecommunity.org>, Silver Editors <public-silver-editors@w3.org>, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Message-ID: <2c088594-c504-562e-10e5-ce866ca10e32@w3.org>
LGTM. Michael

On 18/09/2020 3:35 p.m., Rachael Bradley Montgomery wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have a suggestion for the requirements wording but wanted to run it 
> by you before sending it more widely.
>
> *Alternative 3 (After the Meeting)*
> In addition to the above research, an issue was raised about how to 
> apply accessibility evaluation and conformance to large and dynamic 
> web sites which are updated frequently. The working group recently 
> published a draft of Challenges with Accessibility Guidelines 
> Conformance and Testing, and Approaches for Mitigating Them 
> <https://www.w3.org/TR/accessibility-conformance-challenges/>, to 
> explore and get public comment on these issues. Suggestions in that 
> document are an additional source of input to these requirements.
>
> What are your thoughts?
>
> Thank you,
>
> Rachael
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: *Rachael Bradley Montgomery* <rachael@accessiblecommunity.org 
> <mailto:rachael@accessiblecommunity.org>>
> Date: Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 3:33 PM
> Subject: Wordsmithing Notes
> To: Silver TF <public-silver@w3.org <mailto:public-silver@w3.org>>
>
>
> Today we discussed some wordsmithing for both an editor's note in WCAG 
> 3 and requirements document. I've tried to capture suggestions here 
> based on the conversation so we don't lose them. *
> *
>
> *WCAG 3.0 Editor's Note*
> https://raw.githack.com/w3c/silver/pk_comments/guidelines/#evaluation-scope
>
> *Current Text*
> The model presented provides a structure for claiming conformance that 
> can be built upon to better accommodate dynamic or very frequently 
> updated content than WCAG 2.x. We are exploring additional approaches 
> to testing using holistic tests, sampling and/or other alternatives 
> for reaching conformance in situations where testing all content is 
> not possible. We also plan to include a definition and concept for 
> substantially conforming in order to address the potential 
> difficulties presented when testing all content in large digital 
> products and 3rd party content.
>
> *Discussed in Meeting*
> The model presented provides a structure for claiming conformance that 
> can be built upon to better accommodate dynamic or very frequently 
> updated content than WCAG 2.x does. We are exploring additional 
> approaches to testing using holistic tests and/or other alternatives 
> for reaching conformance in situations where testing is not currently 
> feasible. We also plan to include a definition and concept for 
> "substantially conforming" in order to address the potential 
> difficulties presented in 2.x when testing large digital products and 
> 3rd party content.
> *
> *
> *Suggested alternate based on a few more comments in meeting*
> The model presented provides a structure for claiming conformance that 
> can be built upon to better accommodate dynamic or very frequently 
> updated content than the model used in WCAG 2.x. We are exploring 
> additional approaches to testing using holistic tests and/or other 
> alternatives for reaching conformance in situations where testing is 
> not currently feasible. We also plan to include a definition and 
> concept for "substantially conforming" in order to address potential 
> difficulties when testing large digital products and 3rd party content.
>
> *Silver Requirements Large and Dynamic Sites*
> https://raw.githack.com/w3c/silver/Silver_Requirements_14_Sept/requirements/index.html#large-and-dynamic-sites 
>
>
> *Current Text*
> In addition to the above research, an issue was raised about how to 
> apply accessibility evaluation and conformance to large and dynamic 
> web sites which are updated frequently. This led to development of 
> Challenges with Accessibility Guidelines Conformance and Testing, and 
> Approaches for Mitigating Them. Suggestions in that document are an 
> additional source of input to these requirements.
>
> *Alternative 1*
> In addition to the above research, an issue was raised about how to 
> apply accessibility evaluation and conformance to large and dynamic 
> web sites which are updated frequently. This led to development of 
> Challenges with Accessibility Guidelines Conformance and Testing, and 
> Approaches for Mitigating Them 
> <https://www.w3.org/TR/accessibility-conformance-challenges/> *from 
> additional contributors*. Suggestions in that document are an 
> additional source of input to these requirements.*
> *
>
> *Alternative 2*
> In addition to the above research, an issue was raised about how to 
> apply accessibility evaluation and conformance to large and dynamic 
> web sites which are updated frequently. *This led to volunteers from 
> the working group to develop *Challenges with Accessibility Guidelines 
> Conformance and Testing, and Approaches for Mitigating Them 
> <https://www.w3.org/TR/accessibility-conformance-challenges/>. 
> Suggestions in that document are an additional source of input to 
> these requirements.
>
>
> -- 
> Rachael Montgomery, PhD
> Director, Accessible Community
> rachael@accessiblecommunity.org <mailto:rachael@accessiblecommunity.org>
>
> "I will paint this day with laughter;
> I will frame this night in song."
>  - Og Mandino
>
>
>
> -- 
> Rachael Montgomery, PhD
> Director, Accessible Community
> rachael@accessiblecommunity.org <mailto:rachael@accessiblecommunity.org>
>
> "I will paint this day with laughter;
> I will frame this night in song."
>  - Og Mandino
>
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