W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > April to June 2018

Re: WCAG 2.1 is a Web Standard "W3C Recommendation"

From: Glenda Sims <glenda.sims@deque.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2018 10:29:19 -0500
Message-ID: <CAH2ngEQqJo0QNneWyMmgOkWJCH2jL0pYuZ2V2yxHwuKnmyW_Wg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Dear AGWG,

Thanks for being the wind beneath the Accessibility wings of the world!

To #a11y & Beyond!
Goodwitch

*glenda sims* <glenda.sims@deque.com>, cpacc
<http://www.accessibilityassociation.org/certification>   | team a11y lead
| 512.963.3773

        deque systems <http://www.deque.com>  accessibility for good

On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 8:53 AM, Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org> wrote:

> Dear WAI Interest Group,
>
> The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has published Web Content
> Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 as a W3C Recommendation at:
>
> https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/
>
> The document received broad support from the W3C Advisory Committee and
> the W3C Director approved the transition to Recommendation. That means it
> is a stable standard ready for general implementation.W3C encourages
> organizations and individuals to review and update their policies to
> reflect the updated guidance provided by WCAG 2.1, in order to address more
> user needs in their websites.
>
> All requirements (“success criteria”) from 2.0 are included in 2.1. There
> are additional success criteria in 2.1. They are introduced in "What's New
> in WCAG 2.1" at:
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/standards-guidelines/wcag/new-in-21/
>
> More information about this publication and next steps is in the blog post:
> https://www.w3.org/blog/2018/06/wcag21-rec/
>
> More information about the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group is
> available from:
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/
>
> Tweet: https://twitter.com/w3c_wai/status/1003998126842302470
>
> Regards,
> Andrew Kirkpatrick, Accessibility Guidelines WG Chair,
> Alastair Campbell, Accessibility Guidelines WG Chair,
> Joshue O Connor, Accessibility Guidelines WG Chair,
> Michael Cooper, Accessibility Guidelines WG W3C Staff Contact
>
>
Received on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 15:29:46 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 20:37:17 UTC