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RE: Intro to WCAG 2.0 [was Re: [Fwd: A Call to Reorganize WCAG 2.0]]

From: Shawn Lawton Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 22:30:35 -0500
To: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c496e6$893876c0$098bc418@SLHenry>

EOWG,

A slightly updated version of the Intro to WCAG 2.0 WD Docs is at:
	http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/sketchpad/wcag20-intro

There is still some work to be done with the WCAG WG on the substance;
however, high-level comments from EOWG are also helpful at this time.

~ Shawn


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Shawn Lawton Henry
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> Subject: FW: Intro to WCAG 2.0 [was Re: [Fwd: A Call to 
> Reorganize WCAG 2.0]]
> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Shawn Lawton Henry
> Sent: Friday, September 03, 2004 7:10 AM
> To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> Subject: Intro to WCAG 2.0 [was Re: [Fwd: A Call to 
> Reorganize WCAG 2.0]]
> 
> James wrote:
> > In last week's call, someone (was it Kerstin?) mentioned that WCAG 
> > didn't seem so complex once someone fully explained how all 
> the pieces 
> > fit together, and why all the pieces were necessary. Perhaps we can 
> > work on a short, plain English introduction; essentially, a 
> executive 
> > summary of WCAG 2.
> 
> Wendy wrote:
> ... the EOWG is working on an Overview  
> for WCAG 1.0 [1]. An Overview for WCAG 2.0 would provide the starting 
> point for WCAG 2.0 by outlining the purpose, the pieces, and the 
> relationships between the pieces.  It provides an 
> illustrative graphic 
> as well as descriptive text.
> 
> <end excerpts>
> 
> An initial draft of an Introduction to WCAG 2.0 Working Draft 
> Documents is at:
> 	http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/sketchpad/wcag20-intro
> 
> I think we're hoping to fit discussion of this into a WCAG WG 
> teleconference soon and work towards completing it before the 
> next WCAG 2.0 public working draft.
> 
> Note that the EOWG is also working on other overview and 
> introduction pages. [0]
> 
> We envision this Intro to WCAG 2.0 WD as an entry point to 
> WCAG 2.0 working drafts during the review period.
> 
> Once WCAG 2.0 is complete, the high level WCAG 2.0 
> information could be integrated into the WCAG Overview [1], 
> basically replacing the WCAG 1.0 information. We might also 
> have a document such as "Navigating WCAG 1.0 Guidelines and 
> Techniques Documents" [2] for WCAG 2.0.
> 
> ~ Shawn
> 
> [0] http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/UCD/intro-pages.html
> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/sketchpad/wcag-intro
> [2] http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/sketchpad/wcag-flow
> 
> 
> Shawn Lawton Henry
> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> e-mail: shawn@w3.org
> phone: +1.617.253.8788
> about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
> 
> 
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