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Re: Glossary terms related to conformance

From: Peter Korn <peter.korn@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 01 May 2013 08:32:16 -0700
Message-ID: <51813580.9060506@oracle.com>
To: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
CC: Andrea Snow-Weaver <asnowweaver@gmail.com>, "public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org" <public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org>
Gregg,

"Accessibility Supported" is a key term involved in addressing command 
line / text / terminal applications.  While it may be the case that we 
find we don't need to re-cast it for a WCAG2ICT context, it is premature 
to make that decision now.


Peter

On 5/1/2013 3:50 AM, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
> Not a problem
>
> *none of these terms are used in any SC*
> *
> *
> *G*
>
>
>
> *Accessibility Supports  NOT REFERENCED FROM ANY SC -- * only used in 
> the conformance section .  So you don't need to address it.
>
> *Conformance* is also only used in conformance section
> the word does appear in a NOTE on 4 SC  (but these are only forward 
> references -- that point out that these SC are treated specially in 
> the conformance section.
>
>   * *2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold*
>   * *2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide:*
>   * *2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap:*
>   * **1.4.2 Audio Control:**
>
>
> *conforming alternate version **NOT REFERENCED FROM ANY SC -- * only 
> used in the conformance section .
>
> *satisfies a success criterion **NOT REFERENCED FROM ANY SC -- * only 
> used in the conformance section .
>
> *technology **NOT REFERENCED FROM ANY SC -- * only used in the 
> conformance section .   (the word Assistive technology is used several 
> times - but we defined that)
>
>
>
> /Gregg/
> --------------------------------------------------------
> Gregg Vanderheiden Ph.D.
> Director Trace R&D Center
> Professor Industrial & Systems Engineering
> and Biomedical Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison
> Technical Director - Cloud4all Project - http://Cloud4all.info
> Co-Director, Raising the Floor - International - 
> http://Raisingthefloor.org
> and the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure Project - http://GPII.net
>
> On Apr 30, 2013, at 9:42 PM, Andrea Snow-Weaver <asnowweaver@gmail.com 
> <mailto:asnowweaver@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>> I am working on proposals for the glossary terms that we deferred 
>> from last week.
>>
>> accessibility supported
>> conformance
>> conforming alternate version
>> satisfies a success criterion
>> technology (web content)
>>
>> These terms were previously blocked until we dealt with conformance. 
>> Last week I had proposed that we not comment on these terms but it 
>> was pointed out that even though these terms are fundamental to 
>> conformance, they are sometimes referenced from the success criteria.
>>
>> I'm stumbling over the first one - accessibility supported.
>>
>> I can think of replacement terms for "web content technology" in the 
>> definition itself. But Notes 2, 3, and 4 are about conformance or 
>> conformance claims which we have agreed we won't be commenting on.
>>
>> Does anyone have thoughts on how we deal with these notes about 
>> conformance given that WCAG2ICT is not a standard that something can 
>> conform to?
>>
>> Andi
>

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