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[Fwd: UAAG - 508 Comparison]

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 11:17:07 -0500
Message-ID: <3BE17583.DE716CA2@w3.org>
To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
This is from Jim Allan and Katie Haritos-Shea. Thanks to
both of you!

 _ Ian

Jim Allan wrote:
> Action Item: Update UAAG-508 comparison.
> Katie and I have arrived at a structure (with thanks to Jim Thatcher) that
> allows for overview, organized thought, and comments.
> See mapping of Section 508 to UAAG Techniques at:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/508/508-UAAG.html
> (note: they are placed in the GL area because Katie has write access in that
> area)
> Katie will be populating the table. We have expanded the scope to include
> most "Parts" of the Section 508. UAAG also has relevance to  1194.22
> Web-based intranet and internet information and applications, in that you
> must have a browser that supports (allows control of presentation) these
> requirements. Additionally, UAAG has relevance to Subpart C - Functional
> Performance Criteria (1194.31) and Subpart D Information, Documentation, and
> Support (1194.41)- mostly covered by Guideline 12. These will be added
> shortly.
> This should give us a frame work for discussing the appropriateness of
> placement and relevance of UAAG checkpoints in relation to 508 regulations.
> Judging by the interest and importance attached to this document during the
> face to face meeting, I think a working group scrutiny and discussion is
> critical before we make a formal and final(?) release to the public.
> Jim and Katie

Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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