Thread Subject: Re: Recommended practices/guidance
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From: Larry Goldberg
Date: Thu, May 10 2007 7:00 AM
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We seem to be getting mixed messages about this. If by "advisory material"
they mean the Technical Bulletins that are commissioned after the fact and
posted and removed at will, that wouldn't suffice. If the advisory materials
you mention are publishable as par of an NPRM in the Federal Register, that
would be another thing entirely.
Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
> At the last meeting the Access Board said that it can (and does in the ADAAG
> for instance) provide advisory material as well as requirements in its
> Whether we want to or not is another question. But just FYI.
> -- ------------------------------
> Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto: = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = ] On Behalf Of
>> Larry Goldberg
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2007 9:13 PM
>> To: TEITAC AV list; Andi Snow-Weaver
>> Subject: [teitac-video] Recommended practices/guidance
>> I received this from the Access Board regarding our desire to
>> attach appendix-like material to our recommendations:
>> "For any material intended to be in the Federal Register NPRM
>> or the Final Rule when published, it is required of the
>> Access Board and, all Federal entities information be as
>> simple as possible (plain vanilla). We can reference links
>> but, cannot provide in the Federal Register print nor
>> electronic edition as this is the permanent record which
>> individuals can refer. We can refer individuals to the Access
>> Board Web Site and, provide links to the dynamic document there.
>> -Any electronic version of the material should be dynamic
>> not, static. It should be a one-stop location which will
>> provide links to all significant information the TEITAC
>> believes important to insure the Reader's
>> comprehension/usability of the materials presented."
>> This says to me that if we feel strongly that an aspect of
>> implementation of the regs is important (i.e., "captions
>> should not obscure essential visual information"), we will
>> need to insert that guidance within our document, whether as
>> a definition or other requirement.
>> We can discuss this further online and at our next phone meeting.
>> - Larry
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