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Re: CFC – Marking WCAG 1.0 Superseded and related supporting documents as Retired

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2019 15:02:19 -0500
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To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Cc: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 10:55 AM Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
wrote:

> Call For Consensus — ends Friday January 11 at 12:01pm Boston time.
>
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> 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 “superseded” as it is not the standard that we recommend that organizations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#item06
> and https://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 Group agreement to mark the WCAG 1.0 Recommendation as Superseded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)
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> 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.
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> Thanks,
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> AWK
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> Andrew Kirkpatrick
>
> Head of Accessibility
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> Adobe
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> akirkpat@adobe.com
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