[Global_industry_committee] Draft Response of DOJ Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability available for comment

Lorna Alamri lorna.alamri at owasp.org
Sun Nov 21 21:31:04 EST 2010


Hi Alex,
My responses were from an OWASP perspective, Colin's were based on W3C. I
don't know that they should be combined.
Lorna

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Alexander Fry <alexander.fry at owasp.org>wrote:

> Hi Colin:
>
> I combined your response and Lorna's responses for question 7. I think her
> response to question 7 didn't specify a conformance level but your response
> said " At Conformance Level AA, no." I think the answer to the question
> could either be: A) These distinct or specialized features used on Web
> sites render compliance with Conformance Level AAA difficult or impossible.
> OR B) These distinct or specialized features used on Web sites render
> compliance with accessibility requirements in general difficult or
> impossible - and not mention conformance levels. If we specify a conformance
> level, we have to do some rigorous checking of our answer. I cc'ed Lorna
> to get her input here.
>
> The response doesn't have to be submitted per question. At regulations.gov,
> it allows for a 2000 character submission or a document to be attached. Per
> question just reflects our workflow. I think we should submit all the
> questions and answers together because that is how the Agency solicited the
> information and either put the OWASP Introductory information like it is now
> at the beginning or at the end. What have we done with prior submissions?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Alex
>
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org>wrote:
>
>> Alexander
>>
>> 1) Are all our answers consistent?  Are we saying in response to Qs 7
>> that some things will make it impossible to achieve a particular
>> accessibility (e.g. WAI 2 conformance level)?
>>
>> 2) If the response has to be submitted "per question", we might only
>> want to add the long "about OWASP" text once, and thereafter just say
>> "Submitted in behalf of OWASP by the OWASP Global Industry Committee".
>>
>> Colin
>>
>> On 15 November 2010 16:38, Alexander Fry <alexander.fry at owasp.org> wrote:
>> > To Global Industry Committee members and OWASP Leaders:
>> > The draft response for the "Accessibility of Web Information and
>> Services of
>> > State and Local Government Entities and Public Accommodations" has been
>> > published
>> > on:
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Industry:DOJ_Nondiscrimination_on_the_Basis_of_Disability
>> > We intend to submit the official response on November 22nd. If you have
>> some
>> > time please review our draft response and provide feedback. Thank you.
>> > Best Regards,
>> > Alexander Fry
>> > alexander.fry at owasp.org
>> >
>> >
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