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Re: [Fwd: UAAG - 508 Comparison]

From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 13:57:20 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
At 2001-11-01 11:17, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:
>This is from Jim Allan and Katie Haritos-Shea. Thanks to
>both of you!

A fine start.


1) Start with reference links to the two (or more) sections of 508 and UAAG,
and the comparison codes. Add alt="..." to the buttons across the top.
What are they expected to link to?

2) Jim: Is red on green a color-blind no-no? I find it hard to read.
I won't miss the green. Wish I knew how to disable/override it in
Windows 98-2E.

3) Why the comparison column? Is some ranking value to go there?
Is that for us to discuss today? If so, need to explain it initially.

4) Why the many (but not all) otherwise empty cells with just "." content?
For orientation? Won't screen readers try to do something with those?
Will I hear "period" for each? Can I substitute "dot" for it?
Is this a recommended convention?

5) Presume that the empty rows suggest there may be more to go there?

Are there distinct requirements to be addressed from

     Subsection 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers?

>  _ 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
>Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447
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