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Re: Difference Between MAS & WCAG


From: L Snider
Date: Dec 3, 2019 7:34AM

From my understanding of the MAS, which could be wrong, it was made for
them internally, but they can also be used externally. They are based on

- EN 301 549
- U.S. Section 508
- WCAG 2.1 (ISO/IEC 40500)

In my view, EN 301 goes further than WCAG with its Functional Performance
Statements, but most of it is based on WCAG, same as the revised Section

I believe that they are trying to make people aware of accessibility with
the MAS in terms of policymakers, in my view Government focused policy




On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 4:26 AM james mathu < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> Hi All,
> I have a little bit of confusion between MAS (Microsoft Accessibility
> Standards) & WCAG. What is the difference between these two and how MAS
> different from WCAG?
> Can anybody please help me with the clarification.
> Thanks,
> James
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