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Re: Conformance-logos

From: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 10:00:55 +0100 (MET)
To: "Ineke van der Maat" <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <28178.1076317255@www65.gmx.net>

> http://www.huberthueppe.de I tested the site in Bobby, but it fails
> WCAG-AA, though the WCAG-AA-logo is in the site..

I guess we all know that Bobby evaluation ain't infallable. But the Hueppe
site definitely ain't WCAG compliant (at any level).

> My concern is that accessibility logos will get an emty meaning (and
> perhaps accessibility) when showed on pages that does not pass automatic
> tests like Bobby or WAVE.

There indeed is the risk that conformance logos are abused and get diluted
by non-compliant sites. By the way, I think there'll be of course some rotten
apples, but most site using conformance logos either seem to conform or
obviously take pains to conform to WCAG guidelines yet.

Best regards,

Jens Meiert
Interface Architect

Received on Monday, 9 February 2004 04:01:10 UTC

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