IRC log of wai-wcag on 2009-07-02

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RRSAgent, make logs public
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Zakim, this will be WAI_WCAG
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ok, trackbot; I see WAI_WCAG()4:00PM scheduled to start in 1 minute
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Meeting: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group Teleconference
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Date: 02 July 2009
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WAI_WCAG()4:00PM has now started
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+Cooper
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zakim, ??P2 is Gregg_Vanderheiden
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+Gregg_Vanderheiden; got it
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zakim, Gregg has Ben_Caldwell
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+Ben_Caldwell; got it
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-Bruce_Bailey
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zakim, who is here?
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On the phone I see Cooper, David_MacDonald, Gregg_Vanderheiden, Loretta_Guarino_Reid, Bruce_Bailey
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Gregg_Vanderheiden has Ben_Caldwell
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On IRC I see David_MacDonald, Ben, Zakim, RRSAgent, Loretta, MichaelC, trackbot
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scribe: greggvanderheiden
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TOPIC:Issue 2719: Failure F3 -images via CSS: a question
20:21:51 [MichaelC]
q+ to ask if we want an erratum
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ack q
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ack m
20:22:34 [Zakim]
MichaelC, you wanted to ask if we want an erratum
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+Andi_Snow_Weaver
20:28:46 [greggvanderheiden]
<Even though what you describe would technically conform, it is not a good idea because the information would not be visible or even known about by someone using High Contrast mode (which removed background images). >
20:32:32 [greggvanderheiden]
< And the information would not be visible or even known about by someone using High Contrast mode (which removed background images). So even though what you describe would technically conform, it is not a good idea or good practice>
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-Bruce_Bailey
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20:35:05 [Loretta]
However, the approach you've described can be somewhat difficult to maintain and may still present barriers for some users. For example, a user who has images turned off and CSS turned on, such as someone using High Contrast mode, will not encounter the information conveyed by the background images in your example. So even though what you describe would technically conform, it is not a good...
20:35:06 [Loretta]
...idea or good practice
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+Sofia_Celic
20:38:07 [Loretta]
However, the approach you've described can be somewhat difficult to maintain and may still present barriers for some users. For example, a user using High Contrast mode, which turns off CSS images, will not encounter the information conveyed by the background images in your example. So even though what you describe would technically conform, it is not a good idea or good practice
20:38:37 [greggvanderheiden]
<However, the approach you've described can be somewhat difficult to maintain and may still present barriers for some users. For example, for a user who has High Contrast mode turned on (which leaves CSS turned on but hides background images), the information conveyed by the background images in your example would not be visible or known about . So even though what you describe would technically conform, it is not a good idea or good practi
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-Bruce_Bailey
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RESOLUTION: Accepted as amended.
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TOPIC: WCAG 2.O Coverage of 508
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RESOLUTION: Prepare response providing feedback. Share with Access Board.
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WAI_WCAG()4:00PM has ended
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Attendees were Cooper, David_MacDonald, Bruce_Bailey, Ben_Caldwell, Loretta_Guarino_Reid, Andi_Snow_Weaver, Sofia_Celic
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