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Re: Referencing UAAG

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 11:57:50 -0400
Message-ID: <4148667E.3010909@utoronto.ca>
To: wendy@w3.org
CC: "Roberto Scano (IWA/HWG)" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>, w3c-wai-au@w3.org, GreggV <po@trace.wisc.edu>


Thanks for bringing this thread to our attention.

The draft ATAG2.0 has a similar requirement for choosing technologies 
wisely (checkpoint 2.2, below). Currently it points to WCAG, which would 
cause it to automatically pick up any reference WCAG makes to UAAG:

2.2 Support formats that enable the creation of WCAG-conformant content. 
[Priority 1]

Success Criteria (1 of 1): In order to give priority to a format, that 
format must have a published techniques document for meeting each WCAG 

(The idea is that ATAG conformant tools can create content in a range of 
formats, but only those that are capable of serving as the basis for 
accessible authoring are allowed to be recommended to the author)


Wendy Chisholm wrote:

> Jan wrote:
>> Do a more general review of UAAG to see where we do things differently 
>> and if that is necessary - especially, examine conformance mechanism 
>> in relation to that proposed in UAAG.
>> (Jan, Matt) 
> There's a thread on the WCAG list [1] about referencing UAAG.  You all 
> might be interested in what we've been discussing and we'll be 
> interested in your conclusions of your review.
> [1] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2004JulSep/0615.html>

Jan Richards, M.Sc.
User Interface Design Specialist
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC), University of Toronto

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