RE: CFC - Advance WCAG 2.1 to Proposed Recommendation

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From: Glenda Sims []
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2018 5:48 PM
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <>
Cc: WCAG <>
Subject: Re: CFC - Advance WCAG 2.1 to Proposed Recommendation


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On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 12:38 PM, Andrew Kirkpatrick <<>> wrote:
Call for Consensus - ends Tuesday April 17 at 1:30 pm Boston time

This is a Call for Consensus to advance WCAG 2.1 to Proposed Recommendation. A few tasks related to the transition are not quite complete but we expect them to be by the time the CfC closes, and to stay on timeline we are running the CfC in parallel. These along with key review points are described below.

The Editors' Draft which includes the content proposed to be published as a Proposed Recommendation is available at:<>

Active responses to this CfC are helpful, particularly from implementers. Please reply with "+1" to support or "-1" along with an explanation to oppose. If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not being able to live with” this decision, please let the group know before the CfC deadline.

The Working Group agreed on the teleconference on 4/12/18 to conduct a CFC to advance to PR, as indicated in the minutes:

Tasks still to be completed before the CfC closes:

  *   Document 8 AA and 2 AAA implementations in the implementation report<> (3 more AA needed at time the CfC was sent, but these are in progress)
  *   Address and close all public comments filed on the CR<>
  *   Approve changes to the introduction in CfC sent after the meeting on Thursday 4/12/18.

Key review points:

  *   Some guidelines and success criteria have been moved or renamed, in what we believe is an editorial manner which does not impact implementation.
  *   The Introduction is rewritten to apply to the final standard and includes more information about the limitations of WCAG 2.1 and refers to additional resources.
  *   No features at risk have been removed.


Andrew Kirkpatrick
Group Product Manager, Accessibility


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