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How do you deal with false claims of accessibility conformance?

From: Terry Dean <Terry.Dean@chariot.net.au>
Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2006 10:53:59 +0930
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20060903012402.D82A433ED94@mail.sa.chariot.net.au>

Could someone please tell me how the W3C or WAI view websites that claim to
conform to the WAI Guidelines when clearly they do not. Eg.

How can a site claim WAI conformance to any priority level when the html and
css do not pass validation?

Their claim is:

"W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages on the site have been
reviewed and comply with most  priority 1 guidelines to the best of our


Terry Dean
Received on Sunday, 3 September 2006 01:24:17 UTC

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