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For Wide Review: WCAG 2.2 Updated Working Draft

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 07:05:48 -0500
To: public-wai-announce@w3.org
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Dear WAI Interest Group,

W3C WAI invites you to review the updated Working Draft of WCAG 2.2 at:
	https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG22/
This Working Draft is ready for wide review before finalizing WCAG 2.2.

The WCAG 2.2 draft includes 9 new success criteria since WCAG 2.1. They are introduced in:
	What's New in WCAG 2.2 Working Draft
	https://www.w3.org/WAI/standards-guidelines/wcag/new-in-22/

We have addressed comments on the previous draft. Updates since the previous Working Draft include:
* Accessible authentication: Incorporates concepts of ‘steps’ to account for multi-factor authentication, and explicitly allows for ‘mechanisms’ like password managers.
* Dragging movement: A very minor wording update.
* Consistent help: Renamed from “Findable help”, and follows the ‘consistent navigation’ criterion more closely.
* Page Break Navigation: Renamed, the criterion text is reduced to focus on content which already implements programmatic page break locators.
* Focus appearance (minimum): Restructured the criterion text, whilst keeping the requirement essentially the same.
* Focus appearance (enhanced): Aligned with the minimum version.
* Visible control: Renamed (from Hidden controls), added several exceptions.
* Target size (minimum): Renamed (from Pointer target Spacing), reduced the core size requirement to 24px, and simplified the criterion text.
* Redundant entry: Removed the ‘steps in a process’ aspect, added a within-session scope, and added several exceptions.

If you have any comments, please open a new issue for each comment in the WCAG GitHub repository:
	https://github.com/w3c/wcag/issues/new
If this is not feasible, send email to:
	public-agwg-comments@w3.org

Please send comments by *11 June 2021*.

Regards,
Alastair Campbell, Accessibility Guidelines Working Group Co-Chair
Chuck Adams, Accessibility Guidelines Working Group Co-Chair
Rachael Montgomery, Accessibility Guidelines Working Group Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, W3C Staff Contact for Accessibility Guidelines Working Group


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