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

From: Kurt Mattes <kurt.mattes@deque.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:10:45 -0600
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To: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
In addition to good vetting efforts, I would expect a dot release draft to
generate fewer comments than the 2.0 draft due to it containing fewer
changes.


On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 12:48 PM, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
wrote:

> Having gone to the experience of putting out a draft that had 1200
> comments, I can say that we do not want to put a draft out that has that
> kind of response. We want to put it something that is reasonably well
> vetted. Otherwise, the group spends a year and a half clearing the
> comments, literally.
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> On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 10:46 AM, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com
> > wrote:
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>> David wrote:
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>> “Anyway, we have a First Public Working draft of 2.1 due in 12-15 weeks.
>> It will be our first major statement in 8 years... the world is
>> watching.... are we ready?”
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>> I think you’ve pretty much answered your own question with the pre-amble:
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>> WCAG 2.0 in 2006 “was not ready (1200 comments on the 2006 draft). A look
>> back at any of those published drafts will make it clear”
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>> When we get close to the first public draft we’ll have a good idea, and
>> we will definitely knowonce we start getting comments!
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>> Until then, I’m not sure there is much worth saying, especially as the
>> question doesn’t need to be answered until the next charter period.
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>> -Alastair
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