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RE: Follow up from the meeting on Issue 14: timeouts

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2017 14:52:49 +0000
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>, Gregg C Vanderheiden <greggvan@umd.edu>, "Schnabel, Stefan" <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
CC: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>, Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>, "w3c-waI-gl@w3. org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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From: Andrew Kirkpatrick [mailto:akirkpat@adobe.com]
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2017 10:31 AM
To: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>; Gregg C Vanderheiden <greggvan@umd.edu>; Schnabel, Stefan <stefan.schnabel@sap.com>
Cc: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>; Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>; w3c-waI-gl@w3. org <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Follow up from the meeting on Issue 14: timeouts

If it made people more comfortable I wouldn’t have a concern about adding:

Time Limits: For each time limit set by the content where user-entered data can be lost, the user is advised about the length of the time limit at the start of the process, unless any user-entered data is preserved for at least 24 hours after the limit is reached.

  *   Real-time Exception: The time limit is a required part of a real-time event (for example, an auction), and the length of the time limit is not known.

How’s that sound?
[Jason] This is better, although I don’t support the proposal as it stands – I think we need either the parallel success criterion to 2.2.1 that removes options 2 and 3, or the refinement of 2.2.5 that was considered at the meeting for inclusion at Level AA. Thus, I think the above is an improvement to the proposal, but I don’t favor the proposal as I think its claimed benefits are over-stated and it doesn’t address the underlying user need well.


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