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Re: Potentially normative change to target size SC, and other edits

From: Glenda Sims <glenda.sims@deque.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:40:46 -0500
Message-ID: <CAH2ngEQ2oxQVb_D8peCUxMxpxr11r=5=9FHsrmtM3SosmyGJuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Cc: AG WG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

On the current version of WCAG 2.1 (https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/),
when I try to search (the page in Chrome) for this:


...I only get one hit.

I think it would be really helpful if you actually typed the open bracket
and close bracket characters before each "New" in the next publishing...so
anyone can quickly find just the [New] stuff quickly.

(or do I just need more coffee?)

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On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 2:53 PM, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org> wrote:

> I'm preparing WCAG 2.1 for the next formal publication, scheduled for next
> tomorrow. I routinely do cleanup at this stage to ensure consistency.
> In this pass, I came across one issue in the two new Target Size SC
> recently accepted:
> https://rawgit.com/w3c/wcag21/master/guidelines/#target-size
> https://rawgit.com/w3c/wcag21/master/guidelines/#target-
> size-(no-exception)
> They both linked the term "CSS pixels" to the CSS 2 specification:
> https://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/
> That link doesn't really provide value, and we already have a term for CSS
> pixel:
> https://rawgit.com/w3c/wcag21/master/guidelines/#dfn-css-pixel
> So I changed the link to point to the term in the WCAG 2.1 spec, instead
> of CSS 2.
> This is technically a normative change; if anybody objects to it, let me
> know.
> Other changes I have made both to recently add SC, and ones currently
> under CfC, which I consider editorial but let me know if you think
> otherwise:
>    - Lists in SC changed to definition lists when they have headers;
>    - Terms start with a single clause, and any further exposition in
>    subsequent paragraphs;
>    - Consistent capitalization;
>    - Marked everything as "new";
>    - Removed stray elements like redundant conformance level markers;
>    - Changed some paragraphs to editorial notes when it seemed that was
>    the intent;
>    - Provide links to Understanding pages (most of them populated just
>    with a template);
>    - Other invisible edits like making the file we edit match the new
>    name of the SC.
> Michael
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