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

Colin Watson colin.watson at owasp.org
Wed Nov 24 10:18:38 EST 2010


Alex

Sounds good.

Colin

On 23 November 2010 20:23, Alexander Fry <alexander.fry at owasp.org> wrote:
> Hi Colin:
>
> Thanks for the feedback. Lorna and I should be working on this on Saturday,
> so that we can settle these issues and post the final response for
> submission to the OWASP wiki on Sunday. My goal is to submit to the DOJ no
> later than Tuesday.
>
> If anyone else has any feedback, those are the tentative timelines to work
> around. Thanks,
>
> Alex
>
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Alex
>>
>> Yes, the nuance is important, and your suggestions are good.  Lorna
>> correctly says my comments were a separate assessment, and not drawn
>> from OWASP materials, other than a presentation.  My comments relate
>> more to the WAI WCAG conformance levels rather than the general
>> issues.  So I think your Option B might be better - just point out the
>> general issues that have an effect.
>>
>> >> 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.
>>
>> Yes that sounds the best way.
>>
>> >> What have we done with prior
>> >> submissions?
>>
>> It depends very much on the individual method of response.  A single
>> aggregate response, as you suggest, is probably preferred.
>>
>> Colin
>>
>>
>>
>> On 22 November 2010 02:31, Lorna Alamri <lorna.alamri at owasp.org> wrote:
>> > 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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>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Lorna Alamri
>> >
>> > OWASP MSP
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>> > skype: lorna.alamri
>> > lorna.alamri at owasp.org
>> >
>
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