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Re: CFC – Marking WCAG 1.0 Superseded and related supporting documents as Retired

From: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2019 16:06:36 +0000
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <060cd6f2-9c42-43c3-e5b2-e31dd25a04f9@tink.uk>
+1 to the whole CFC.


On 04/01/2019 15:55, Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:
> Call For Consensus — ends Friday January 11 at 12:01pm Boston time.
> 
> The Working Group discussed a change which would mark WCAG 1.0 as 
> “superseded” as it is not the standard that we recommend that 
> organizations follow, now nearly 20 years after it was published. The WG 
> discussed this on teleconferences 
> (https://www.w3.org/2018/07/31-ag-minutes.html#item06andhttps://www.w3.org/2018/08/14-ag-minutes.html#item02) 
> and decided that even though the consensus of the group was that this 
> was appropriate, it wanted to be certain that the public had opportunity 
> for comment. As a result a notice was released 
> (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2018JulSep/0288.html) 
> to high-volume accessibility email lists (WAI-IG, WebAIM). After 
> allowing for over a month for comments, no objections were raised.
> 
> This CFC is to verify consensus for the following:
> 
>  1. Group agreement to mark the WCAG 1.0 Recommendation as Superseded
>     and advance this decision to the W3C Advisory Committee for review.
>  2. Mark the following Group Notes as “Retired” and include a paragraph
>     at the top that directs viewers to the current recommendation and
>     supporting documents:
>      1. Core Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0
>         (Group Note)
>      2. CSS Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0
>         (Group Note)
>      3. HTML Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0
>         (Group Note)
>      4. Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (Group Note)
> 
> 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.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> AWK
> 
> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> 
> Head of Accessibility
> 
> Adobe
> 
> akirkpat@adobe.com <mailto:akirkpat@adobe.com>
> 
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