Re: CFC: Publish WCAG 2.1 FPWD

Deque Systems strongly supports this CfC.


On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:26 PM, Andrew Kirkpatrick <>

> Call For Consensus — ends Thursday February 23th at 1:30pm Boston time.
> The Working Group discussed the latest editor’s draft of WCAG 2.1 (
> and
> basedon a survey (
> and a Working Group call (
> where the majority of comments were
> resolved and no blocking issues remained.
> On the call people believed that we had reached a consensus position that
> the Working Group should publish the Editor's Draft as the First Publish
> Working Draft (FPWD). This will allow the group to meet its charter
> deadline. The Working Group included several SC that do not have Working
> Group consensus, but the Working Group did have consensus that publishing
> was valuable in order to get additional feedback from the public, and notes
> were included in the draft to point out aspects that do not have consensus
> at this time.
> If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not
> been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not
> being able to live with” this decision, please let the group know before
> the CfC deadline.
> Thanks,
> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> Group Product Manager, Standards and Accessibility
> Adobe

John Foliot
Principal Accessibility Strategist
Deque Systems Inc.

Advancing the mission of digital accessibility and inclusion

Received on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 19:06:51 UTC