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Re: WCAG - Fail or not to - Static text tab-focusable in tables


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Jan 1, 2021 10:35AM

On 01/01/2021 17:30, Steve Green wrote:

> You might think you're providing added value, but my experience is that stakeholders do not welcome it. In the vast majority of cases, we find that clients only fix what they have to fix i.e. the level A and AA non-conformances. They don't want to know about anything outside of that.
> Of course there are exceptions where clients really care about the user experience, so your context is important in determining what you do and don't report. But that decision should be driven by what your stakeholders want, not your personal biases.

And even in those contexts, I'd say it's important to make a clear
distinction between what is an actual hard failure of WCAG, and what
does go above and beyond the minimum normative requirements. If nothing
else, for consistency with any other reports/audits from other companies
the client may be getting. Ditto when doing an Accessibility Conformance
Report based on VPAT. Otherwise, it negates the point of them being all
based on the same baseline understanding of WCAG.

Patrick H. Lauke

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