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Re: Recommendation to move WCAG Techniques out of TR, concerned about Failure Techniques loosing authority

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2015 11:03:29 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWb_uC4o9z0QDka2edGgTTfEFo+aPLr7qNrvwRqGC_mS_g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, Gregg Vanderheiden RTF <gregg@raisingthefloor.org>
This is correct; only the guidelines themselves are normative. I'm quite
concerned about discussions that give weight or authority to any of our
normative documents.

On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 10:54 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
wrote:

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> On 19 May 2015 at 18:17, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca> wrote:
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>> However, there is a discussion that the weight and authority of failures
>> might be affected by this, and there may be legal implications in
>> environments that look to the common failures as evidence in court.
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> I didn't think that any documents outside of the core WCAG 2.0 document
> were normative, is this not the case?
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> --
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> Regards
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> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
>
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