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Re: What if Silver didn't have levels?

From: Abma, J.D. (Jake) <Jake.Abma@ing.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:09:07 +0000
To: Detlev Fischer <detlev.fischer@testkreis.de>, "public-silver@w3.org" <public-silver@w3.org>
Message-ID: <AM6PR03MB4454F7D04731C76A2DC60857F16C0@AM6PR03MB4454.eurprd03.prod.outlook.com>

Think we need some leeway here and there, but keep it very simple, like:

BASICS:

  *   Seems like a simple / plain, 100 point with 60% baseline system, might do the trick to keep it clean.

EXTRA ON TOP:

  *   For the AAA like-ish (best practices) you could add bonus points to it (clear but limited set!)
  *   And have a sort of severe / critical issues / Non-Interference musts (subtract points?! clear but limited set!)

Result like:

  *   Basic score: 73%
  *   Bonus points: 20/100 (namely the following methods: ... and ...)
  *   Critical issues: NONE

Cheers!
Jake
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From: Detlev Fischer <detlev.fischer@testkreis.de>
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:54 PM
To: public-silver@w3.org <public-silver@w3.org>
Subject: Re: What if Silver didn't have levels?

One problem I see is that 60% (even 75%) sounds like there would already
be MANY possibly grave accessibility issues -- when you add AAA criteria
and best practices to such a site, these won't go away. I would imagine
some sort of minimum conformance baseline should be set independent of
extra things - aspects now at AAA - and I find it dubious that you would
be able to improve one overallscore by these (possibly non-essential)
additions.

Am 16.10.2019 um 13:10 schrieb Alastair Campbell:
> If the methods that are currently at WCAG 2.1 AA got you to 60% (for
> example), you’d need to do things at the AAA level & best practices to
> score higher.

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