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Re: Compliance


From: Hewitt,Susan (DSHS)
Date: Mar 17, 2014 7:20AM

If you're in the US, meeting Section 508 standards is your minimum goal for compliance. But you really should be developing to WCAG 2.0 standards (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/). Section 508 is being refreshed to be in line with WCAG standards and many other countries' laws are already in line with them. If you're developing to WCAG 2.0 now, not only will you be prepared for the refresh but you'll be providing a better user experience and have a more robust product.

Susan Hewitt
EIR Accessibility Coordinator
Texas Department of State Health Services
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From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Thaddeus Cambron
Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2014 11:02 PM
Subject: [WebAIM] Compliance

What is important to know about compliance and what level of compliance very public ecommerce suites stive for.