RE: New requirement for conforming alternate versions

Thanks for explicitly looping me in on this Michael.  CAV is an issue near and dear to my heart.  I commented in github too, but I actually do not agree with this addition since I actually think it is a feature that CAV need not be labeled as such.  OTOH, the idea merits debate.

From: Michael Gower []
Sent: Friday, August 4, 2017 10:11 AM
To: White, Jason J <>
Cc: David MacDonald <>; Repsher, Stephen J <>;
Subject: 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 feedback:<>

And here’s the new definition being proposed:<>

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