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Re: Updated WCAG 2.1 Working Draft

From: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:28:13 +0100
To: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>, Joshue O Connor <josh@interaccess.ie>
Message-ID: <cc32fb7e-8f50-d62e-9c73-adc224545c9b@tink.uk>
Thanks Michael. Is there a log of changes between the FPWD and this WD 
anywhere?


Léonie
-- 
@LeonieWatson tink.uk Carpe diem

On 19/04/2017 21:01, Michael Cooper wrote:
> The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has published an updated
> Working Draft of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1:
>   https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/
>
> The previous draft included both success criteria that the Working Group
> had approved and "proposed" success criteria that had not been approved.
> Thank you for your comments on these! The Working Group has not
> addressed all comments yet. They are in queue for upcoming work.
>
> We are taking a different approach now to make it easier to focus on
> specific material that is ready for your review. This draft includes
> only the success criteria that have been formally accepted by the
> Working Group, and not the proposed success criteria that were in the
> previous draft. Those proposals will be processed by the Working Group,
> refined, and if approved, included in future drafts.
>
> We plan to publish updated drafts monthly, to encourage timely review of
> the success criteria that the Working Group has approved.
>
> For more information on the status of WCAG 2.1 development, see:
>   https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/WCAG_2.1_Status
>
> To comment, the Working Group requests input be filed as issues at:
>   https://github.com/w3c/wcag21/issues/
> Please raise new issues for your comments, putting each separate topic
> into a separate issue.
> If it is not feasible to file issues in this tool, you can also submit
> comments by email to:
>   public-agwg-comments@w3.org
>
> The Working Group requests comments on this draft be filed by 9 May 2017.
>
> Additional background on WCAG 2.1 is available from previous announcements:
> * Announcement to this list:
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2017JanMar/0277.html
> * WCAG 2.1 description: https://www.w3.org/blog/2017/02/wcag21-fpwd/
>
> WCAG 2.1 is being developed on an aggressive timeline to ensure it is
> still relevant to today's needs when it is finalized. This timeline
> means most of the work on Success Criteria must happen this year. Early
> comments on the monthly Working Drafts is important to ensure issues can
> be addressed within this timeline.
>   https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/WCAG_2.1_timeline
>
> More information about the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group is
> available from its home page:
>   https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/
>
> Regards,
> Andrew Kirkpatrick, Accessibility Guidelines WG Chair,
> Joshue O Connor, Accessibility Guidelines WG Chair,
> Michael Cooper, Accessibility Guidelines WG W3C Staff Contact
>
>
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