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Re: WCAG 2.1 is a Web Standard "W3C Recommendation"

From: David Berman <berman@davidberman.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2018 12:36:36 -0400
Message-ID: <CAJkui0ZmhuDZV0HixQ7Q=3kfGawe+j+o_Sp+cORnTBmSyfqw-w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Vivienne Conway <v.conway@webkeyit.com>
Cc: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>, "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, Steven Kimball <Steven@davidberman.com>, "Khadija Mogri (nee Safri)" <khadija@davidberman.com>, David MacDonald <david@can-adapt.com>, Hannah Langford Berman <hannah@davidberman.com>
And there was much rejoicing!
Congrats to all! Tweeting it up...

- David

On 5 June 2018 at 11:00, Vivienne Conway <v.conway@webkeyit.com> wrote:

> What wonderful news!
>
> Regards
>
> Vivienne
> Mobile: 0415 383 673
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, 5 June 2018 10:07 PM
> To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org; EOWG (E-mail) <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
> Subject: WCAG 2.1 is a Web Standard "W3C Recommendation"
>
> Congratulations, AG WG!
>
> For promoting it:
> WAI IG e-mail (below): https://lists.w3.org/Archives/
> Public/w3c-wai-ig/2018AprJun/0138.html
> Tweet: https://twitter.com/w3c_wai/status/1003998126842302470
>
>
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: WCAG 2.1 is a Web Standard "W3C Recommendation"
> Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2018 08:53:47 -0500
> To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>
> Dear WAI Interest Group,
>
> The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has published Web Content
> Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 as a W3C Recommendation at:
>
> https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/
>
> The document received broad support from the W3C Advisory Committee and
> the W3C Director approved the transition to Recommendation. That means it
> is a stable standard ready for general implementation.W3C encourages
> organizations and individuals to review and update their policies to
> reflect the updated guidance provided by WCAG 2.1, in order to address more
> user needs in their websites.
>
> All requirements (“success criteria”) from 2.0 are included in 2.1. There
> are additional success criteria in 2.1. They are introduced in "What's New
> in WCAG 2.1" at:
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/standards-guidelines/wcag/new-in-21/
>
> More information about this publication and next steps is in the blog post:
> https://www.w3.org/blog/2018/06/wcag21-rec/
>
> More information about the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group is
> available from:
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/
>
> Tweet: https://twitter.com/w3c_wai/status/1003998126842302470
>
> Regards,
> Andrew Kirkpatrick, Accessibility Guidelines WG Chair, Alastair Campbell,
> Accessibility Guidelines WG Chair, Joshue O Connor, Accessibility
> Guidelines WG Chair, Michael Cooper, Accessibility Guidelines WG W3C Staff
> Contact
>
>


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