RE: New requirement for conforming alternate versions

We considered this same situation when addressing the new Authoring Tool 
template requirements in Revised 508. I think some guidance on labelling 
and location is appropriate, and this seems pretty solid.

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From:   "White, Jason J" <>
To:     David MacDonald <>, "Repsher, Stephen J" 
Cc:     "" <>
Date:   2017-08-03 07:28 AM
Subject:        RE: New requirement for conforming alternate versions

On a quick review, it appears well written and carefully specified to me, 
with desirable additions to the existing definition.
From: David MacDonald [] 
Sent: Thursday, August 3, 2017 10:21 AM
To: Repsher, Stephen J <>
Subject: Re: New requirement for conforming alternate versions
I support the addition for WCAG 2.1

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On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 9:45 AM, Repsher, Stephen J <> wrote:
Currently, The requirements for a conforming alternate version are laid 
out in the glossary definition.  However, there are two big things missing 
from these requirements in my opinion:
1.       There’s no requirement to actually label a link to a conforming 
alternate as such, and thus how would the user know?
2.       There’s no requirement to tell the user what is altered so they 
can judge whether they need such a version.
I filed this a few weeks ago on GitHub and hoping to get some more quick 

And here’s the new definition being proposed:

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