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Re: Discussion on SC numbering

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2016 12:53:08 -0500
Message-ID: <CAAdDpDZb5U+f9LE9Ks9DdwXRfR2vNPyxQnmwHxLE1ix8T3Fo-w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Cc: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
​In the discussion, Rachael, who is a lawyer said that statues of law in
legislation are updated with new text on the final​ copy and on the work
ups they have <add>xxxxxx</add> and <remove>xxxxxx</remove> for reference.
But on the final it is a clean new document.

I think for cases where we are modifying an existing SC, we track it as
changes are being made but on the final, just release the new SC language.
For reference we can also release a supporting document that shows the
changes.

David and Kirsten MacDonald



On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 12:02 PM, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
wrote:

> WCAG’ers,
>
> On the agenda tomorrow is a discussion on SC numbering.  We last discussed
> this a few months ago and had a wiki page of different options (
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/WCAG_2.1_SC_Numbering).
>
> The last discussion I could find is here ( http://www.w3.org/2016/07/
> 19-wai-wcag-minutes.html#item03) and in that discussion we seemed to be
> getting consensus on model #2, which essentially says that we will:
>
>    - Not modify existing SC, instead adding a new SC that increases or
>    adds to the existing related SC.
>    - Add new SC at the end of a guideline section. For example, if adding
>    a new AA SC to Guideline 2.3, where 2.3.1 (A) and 2.3.2 (AAA) currently
>    are, the new SC would be 2.3.3 (AA).
>
> Think about this, discuss it here on the list, and we will talk about it
> on the call tomorrow.
>
> Thanks,
> AWK
>
> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> Group Product Manager, Standards and Accessibility
> Adobe
>
> akirkpat@adobe.com
> http://twitter.com/awkawk
>
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