Thread Subject: Fwd: Call for Review: Updated WCAG 2.0 Working Draft
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From: Judy Brewer
Date: Wed, Jun 27 2007 10:55 PM
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This is a reminder that review comments are due by Friday, 29 June 2007, on
the 17 May 2007 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Working Draft.
Additional information on the documents, and how to comment, is below.
>Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 19:59:25 -0400
>From: Judy Brewer < = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = >
>Subject: Call for Review: Updated WCAG 2.0 Working Draft
>Dear All, for your interest:
>The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG) invites
>you to comment on an updated draft of the Web Content Accessibility
>Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0), published on 17 May 2007. WCAG 2.0 addresses
>accessibility of Web content for people with disabilities.
>The updated WCAG 2.0 Public Working Draft incorporates changes in response
>to comments received on the 27 April 2006 WCAG 2.0 Last Call Working
>Draft. Because there were a number of substantive changes, WCAG 2.0 has
>returned to Public Working Draft status. We expect to advance WCAG 2.0 to
>a second Last Call Working Draft after this Public Working Draft.
>W3C/WAI encourages you to review this document and submit comments on any
>issues which you feel could present a barrier to adoption and
>implementation of WCAG 2.0. The Working Group seeks feedback on the
>following points for this draft:
> - Are the guidelines and success criteria clear? If not, can you
> suggest clearer wording?
> - Are there any success criteria that you feel are not
> implementable or testable? If so, how could they be improved?
> - Are there any success criteria that you feel would not improve
> accessibility as written, or that might hinder it? If so, how could they
> be improved?
>Comments on this Working Draft are due by 29 June 2007. The Working Group
>requests that comments be made using the online or downloadable comment
>form available at
>If this is not possible, comments can also be sent to
> = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = . The archives for this list are publicly
>available. (Please note that if you submitted comments during the 2006
>Last Call Working Draft review period, you will be receiving an email with
>a response to your individual comments.)
>The following document provides an overview of all the WCAG 2.0 documents:
> * Overview of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Documents
>The primary document for review is:
> * Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0
>A key tool for reviewing and working with WCAG 2.0 has also been updated:
> * WCAG 2.0 Quick Reference
>These supporting documents have been updated as well:
> * Understanding WCAG 2.0
> * Techniques for WCAG 2.0
>A summary of changes to WCAG 2.0 since the previous draft will be
>Information on how WAI is developing WCAG 2.0 is available:
> * How WAI Develops Accessibility Guidelines through the W3C Process
>Additional information about the WCAG Working Group is available:
>Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid
>cross-postings where possible.
>Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for
>Loretta Guarino Reid, Co-chair of WCAG WG, and Computer Scientist, Google Inc.
>Gregg Vanderheiden, Co-chair of WCAG WG, and Director of Trace R&D Center,
>University of Wisconsin-Madison
>Michael Cooper, W3C Team Contact for WCAG WG
>Judy Brewer, Director, Web Accessibility Initiative, W3C
>Judy Brewer +1.617.258.9741 http://www.w3.org/WAI
>Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
>MIT/CSAIL Building 32-G526
>32 Vassar Street
>Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA
Judy Brewer +1.617.258.9741 http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/CSAIL Building 32-G526
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA
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