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Re: Is it 2 or 3 years that WCAG will be updated? - I thought it was approx. 3

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2016 20:26:02 +0000
To: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>, 'WCAG' <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "josh@interaccess.ie" <josh@interaccess.ie>
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As of right now we say in the proposed charter "The Working Group intends to produce updated guidance for accessibility on a regular interval of approximately three years, starting with WCAG 2.1.”

We may determine that we can do it in 2 or we may determine that we need 4, or we may find that 2 is too soon or that 3 is too long. It is currently TBD, as there is not a consensus opinion on the group for 2 years at this point in time.

Thanks,
AWK

Andrew Kirkpatrick
Group Product Manager, Standards and Accessibility
Adobe

akirkpat@adobe.com
http://twitter.com/awkawk


From: Katie GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com<mailto:ryladog@gmail.com>>
Date: Monday, November 7, 2016 at 15:17
To: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org<mailto:w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>>, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com<mailto:akirkpat@adobe.com>>, "josh@interaccess.ie<mailto:josh@interaccess.ie>" <josh@interaccess.ie<mailto:josh@interaccess.ie>>
Subject: Is it 2 or 3 years that WCAG will be updated? - I thought it was approx. 3

Andrew and Josh,

I was at a presentation today put on by John Foliot, where he stated that we, the WCAG Working Group, will be updating WCAG 2 every two years until Silver comes out.

Is there some background information about how often *we* plan on updating WCAG 2, as was stated in the charter, that I am missing?

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Katie Haritos-Shea
Principal ICT Accessibility Architect (WCAG/Section 508/ADA/AODA)

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