RE: definition of the a/aa/aaa levels

From: David MacDonald []
Sent: Monday, March 27, 2017 11:07 AM

So I'm fine with using these and other categories as an initial way to try to assign levels, but we should no publish a set of considerations for why they were put there... I think that's a rat hole, from which Gregg is trying to spare us.

[Jason] This is fine for 2.1, but for Silver, I would like to see another attempt to establish a principled distinction between conformance levels.
In particular, I think the designers of Silver should consider creating only two conformance levels, in recognition of the fact that (even under WCAG 2.0) most policies require Level AA conformance, and hence the de facto distinction is between Level AA and Level AAA conformance. This is an argument for collapsing A and AA in Silver.


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