Action-641 on 2.7.7 proposal

This is another wordsmithing action item

2.7.7 Portable Preference Settings:

The user can transfer preference settings across locations onto a 
compatible system. (Level AAA)
@@ 641 (just accessibility issues, how to tell what should move, what is 


     Intent of Success Criterion 2.7.7 :
     Setting up accessibility requirements may be a very complex and 
time consuming task for some users.  Some users hire assistive 
technology professional trainers to do their system setup.  Schools and 
universities need to maintain accessibility settings across multiple 
machines.  Users who have spent time customizing accessibility 
preferences to meet their requirements need easily migrate preference 
setting to another compatible device.  Accesssibiliy features are the 
features required to meet UAAG 2.0 Principles 1, 2 & 3 [check for 
     Examples of Success Criterion 2.7.7 :

Lori is a rehabilitation specialist who works with clients to customize 
their electronics and assistive technology to their needs.  She sets up 
a new system for Ray, and saves a backup of the accessibility setting 
for Ray and for herself.  She keeps electronic backup of her clients 
configurations that she can quickly email to them if they lose their 

Ray is blind and uses a screenreader to on his desktop and the voice 
application on his phone.  He sets up the web-based email application 
accessibility preferences on a mobile device. These preferences are 
reflected in the desktop version of that web-based email application.

Trisha is a 4th grader with low vision.  When she goes to different 
classrooms in her school, she carries a USB stick with her accessibility 
settings so she and her teachers do not have to use  class-time 
customizing her computer.

     Related Resources for Success Criterion 2.7.7 :
         UAAG 2.0 Guideline 2.7

Received on Thursday, 26 April 2012 16:35:10 UTC