[Global_industry_committee] Approval of Response to BS 8878:2009 Web accessibility
colin.watson at owasp.org
Sat Jan 31 05:12:23 EST 2009
Rex and David
Thanks for looking at this and the edits.
> However, don't be discouraged if we get pushback++ because I imagine
> that they will not easily be convinced that security is a component of
> usability and accessibility.
Yes, I know. Perhaps we are submitting too much and too many OWASP
references, but the response system is a piecemeal point-by-point
submission... but I agree, it will be an uphill struggle to "think
security" in accessibility and usability. In WCAG 2.0, for example
one success criteria is:
3.2.5 Change on Request: Changes of context are initiated only by user
request or a mechanism is available to turn off such changes. (Level
It could be argued that a security vulnerability might mean this
(3.2.5) could never be met. Just something I'm mulling over.
I will go ahead now and submit our response.
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