RE: SC for user agent dependence

From: Repsher, Stephen J []
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:19 PM

I thought a little more about the recent CFC which passed to add a note to the "Full Page" conformance requirement.  I realized that we probably do need a success criterion in addition to this note in order to fully address user needs.

The issue fixed by the added note makes it clear that all versions of the page that have a programmatic dependence need to conform in order for the "full page" to conform.  However, what if those different versions have significantly different content or functionality?
[Jason] In that case, one version would not be a "conforming alternate version" of the other, since the definition of "conforming alternate version" (see the glossary) requires content and functional equivalence. This answer assumes, of course, that the two renderings of the page constitute two different versions of it for purposes of WCAG. If we need to clarify this further, and I'm not sure whether we do, I think it belongs in the Conformance section rather than in the success criteria.


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