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Guidelines vs Standards (was Checkpoint 3.3)

From: Javier Romaņach <jromanac@dial.eunet.es>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 09:58:29 +0200
Message-Id: <199907190801.KAA10852@yago.eunet.es>
To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman@clark.net>, "Robert Neff" <robneff@home.com>
Cc: "IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
I absolutely agree. Work should be undertaken to make the guidelines a


Javier Romaņach

Madrid, Spain
De: Robert Neff <robneff@home.com>
Para: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Cc: IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>; w3c-wai-eo@w3.org; Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Fecha: lunes 19 de julio de 1999 5:33
Asunto: Re: Fw: Checkpoint 3.3

>hi dave,
>you have made good points.  i view the original intent of the guidelines
>being overcome by events and now governments (Federal, state and local)
>use these to regulate and enforce.  So how does the W3C move forward.  We
>never foresaw this one coming.  We need to corral the guidelines and
>how to move forward and meet this responsibility.
>My first thought is to make this a standard.  It is easier to enforce and
>for each office to write guidelines as based upon the standards.  I do
>like the idea that guidelines can be enforced.  Whereas I can accept
>standards being enforced.  This is what I am use to doing.
Received on Monday, 19 July 1999 04:01:20 UTC

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