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Re: working on the definitions for support personliazion

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:25:23 -0400
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To: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Cc: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>, "W3c-Wai-Gl-Request@W3. Org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
That's my understanding Alastair...

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On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 4:52 AM, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
wrote:

> Hi John,
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> That seems to be a reversal of what we agreed on the call, did you see my
> summary before?
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> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017JulSep/0400.html
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> “The solution was to move a core set of terms into WCAG, and allow for
> meeting it with the accessible name.
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> I.e. if your link to home is called the agreed term “home”, that fulfils
> the SC. If it is called something else, you can use just about any
> attribute to provide that name (pref-destination, title etc.)”
>
>
>
> Cheers,
>
>
>
> -Alastair
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> *From: *John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
> *Date: *Friday, 28 July 2017 at 16:26
> *To: *Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
> *Cc: *WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> *Subject: *Re: working on the definitions for support personliazion
>
>
>
> Hey Alastair,
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>
>
> As I am off-site at our company all-hands, I can't apply my full thought
> to this at this time (I need to stay focused on what's happening here in
> real-time).
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>
>
> However as a general statement, at the AA level I don't think introducing
> *new* semantic constructs should be part of the SC activity. Instead the
> suggestion is that we essentially mandate the use of existing semantic
> constructs (which at it's weakest could be expressed as <[element]"
> title="this is what you need to do">) to deliver the partial solution of
> the larger need/desire that would be addressed in the AAA SC.
>
>
>
> JF
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> On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 11:08 AM, Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
> wrote:
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> > Lisa / COGA TF came forward with a list of 75 (now apparently whittled
> down to 35 (?) - apologies as I am off-site this week) of key controls and
> inputs that would be applicable in this SC.
>
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> I think the HTML list Lisa was comparing against was just for form inputs,
> so that doesn’t cover the nav or button controls that are also in the
> definition.
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> > I do however agree that posting the list of those key controls/inputs
> MUST be included in the SC as a normative part of the SC, so that we have a
> 'list' to measure success/failure against.
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>
>
> Sorry for misquoting, but that is the bit I was getting at.
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> Would it be ok to have that as name/value pairs?
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> E.g. Prefix or title (‘honorific-prefix’).
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> Where the ‘name’ is what’s in the current definition, and the token in
> brackets is copied in from the HTML spec when possible, or created for this
> purpose for the others.
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> Cheers,
>
>
>
> -Alastair
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>
>
> --
>
> John Foliot
>
> Principal Accessibility Strategist
>
> Deque Systems Inc.
>
> john.foliot@deque.com
>
>
>
> Advancing the mission of digital accessibility and inclusion
>
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