Thread Subject: Re: Recommended practices/guidance
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From: Larry Goldberg
Date: Thu, May 10 2007 6:20 PM
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Yes, in line, highlighted "Advisories" look like a good way to go.
For further committee discussion.
Andi Snow-Weaver wrote:
> If you look at the ADAAG, you'll see that the Advisory Techniques are right
> there in the document. For example, look at the section on Accessible
> Routes .
> Section 402.2 contains an advisory recommendation. It is tagged with the
> word "Advisory" and styled differently, with a light colored background and
> outlined with a rectangle.
> Seems like the caption positioning recommendation could be added to 1194.24
> (c) as an "Advisory" provision.
>  http://www.access-board.gov/ada-aba/final.htm#ROUTES
> "Jim Tobias"
> .com> To
> "'TEITAC Audio/Video Subcommittee'"
> 05/10/2007 08:21 < = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = >,
> AM Andi Snow-Weaver/Austin/IBM@IBMUS
> RE: [teitac-video] Recommended
> I think this has to do with the muddy distinction between mandatory
> techniques and optional techniques. We can propose structural solutions
> to this, and also offer recommendations for content in both categories.
> It is obviously an issue for the Committee as a whole.
> Jim Tobias
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Larry Goldberg [mailto: = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = ]
>> Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 8:49 AM
>> To: TEITAC AV list; Andi Snow-Weaver
>> Subject: Re: [teitac-video] Recommended practices/guidance
>> 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.
>> - Larry
>> 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
>>> in its standards.
>>> Whether we want to or not is another question. But just FYI.
>>> -- ------------------------------
>>> Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED =
>>>> [mailto: = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = ] On Behalf Of Larry
>>>> 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
>>>> We can discuss this further online and at our next phone meeting.
>>>> - Larry
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