Re: Understanding content now set up in WCAG 2.1 repository

Thank you, Michael. I added that link.

Kindest Regards,

On 5/8/17, Michael Cooper <> wrote:
> On 2017-05-08 4:41 PM, Laura Carlson wrote:
>> Hi Micheal,
>> Thank you for the instructions. I put some links at the top of the
>> Adapting Text SC [1] for ease of use:
>> - [Understanding doc for
>> editing](
>> | [Understanding doc in
>> master](
>> But I am now  wondering if the editing link will update the master? Do
>> I need a different link for viewing what I edit?
> Like with the SC, the editing link will not update the master branch, it
> will just update that working branch. And like with the SC, the editing
> link needs to replace "master" in the example URIs you provided with the
> name of the working branch for that SC. In the case of adapting text,
> that's "adapting-text_ISSUE-74-78-79". This allows development and
> review in a space isolated from work on the other SC. When the WG
> approves what's in that branch, then we merge it into master (and hence
> into the next Working Draft).
> Michael
>> Thanks again.
>> Kindest Regards,
>> Laura
>> [1]
>> On 5/5/17, Michael Cooper <> wrote:
>>> One clearly missing thing from WCAG 2.1 has been the Understanding
>>> content for proposed Success Criteria, to help our own and public review
>>> as well as eventually to support implementation. I've added support for
>>> this to the repository now and added basic documentation to the readme
>>> file
>>> In short, there is a new folder "understanding", with a subfolder "21",
>>> and a file there for each success criterion proposal. The files
>>> currently have a template to get you started in filling in the content.
>>> SC managers will need to populate these files; in most cases starter
>>> content was provided with the issue proposals and you can refine as
>>> discussion progresses from there. Work on these in the same issue branch
>>> you're using for the SC itself.
>>> The guidelines page now has automatic links to the Understanding
>>> document for each success criterion. The styling on that needs work but
>>> you can see it in the four SC that are currently in the draft:
>>>    *
>>>    *
>>>    *
>>>    *
>>> For those four SC, I filled out the Understanding pages with the content
>>> from the template so you can see how it looks all put together. Refer to
>>> those examples if need as you put content in the other files. Let the
>>> chairs or me know if you need help populating these files for your SC -
>>> but Understanding has a lot of content, so please help us spread the
>>> load if you can.
>>> I have not included Understanding content from WCAG 2.0 in this, we will
>>> sort that out later when we decide whether or which WCAG 2.0 SC might be
>>> changed etc. I have also not set up Techniques yet - there are more
>>> complexities to that so I wanted to get people started on Understanding
>>> first.
>>> Michael

Laura L. Carlson

Received on Monday, 8 May 2017 21:29:41 UTC