HTML 5 Techniques for WCAG 2.0 Task Force is a joint task force of the Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG) and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG). It assists these Working Groups with the work identified below.
This Task Force has been accepted by the sponsoring Working Groups.
The objective of HTML 5 Techniques for WCAG 2.0 Task Force is to develop techniques for authors to make HTML 5 content conform to WCAG 2.0.
This task force develops HTML 5 techniques for Techniques for WCAG 2.0: Techniques and Failures for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. It focuses on techniques that are different for HTML 5 than they are for HTML 4; it may also update existing HTML 4 techniques to make them applicable to both versions. In the context of this work it coordinates with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG) to refine and publish these techniques.
A major reason to document techniques for HTML 5 now is to discover and solve accessibility authoring issues in the HTML 5 specification. The task force may find areas where it is not possible to document techniques that are sufficient to conform to WCAG 2.0 in HTML 5. It will provide this information as input to the HTML Accessibility Task Force. In the context of this work it coordinates with the Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG).
Accordingly, the HTML 5 Techniques for WCAG 2.0 Task Force operates under the PFWG charter and the WCAG WG charter.
HTML 5 Techniques for WCAG 2.0 Task Force communications are publicly visible. Communication mechanisms for HTML 5 Techniques for WCAG 2.0 Task Force include:
Work plan and date for deliverables will be updated when the task force is active.
Any member of the WCAG WG or the PFWG may participate in the HTML Accessibility Task Force. Because techniques for WCAG 2.0 are not normative, there are no patent policy requirements for participation in this task force.
Participants must actively contribute to the work of HTML Accessibility Task Force, including:
Contact Michael Cooper to become a participant of HTML 5 Techniques for WCAG 2.0 Task Force or with questions.
Members of the public who are not covered by the W3C Patent Policy can send input to the public-comments-wcag20 mailing list [public-comments-wcag20 archive], or the public-pfwg-comments mailing list [public-pfwg-comments archive]. Messages should clearly indicate the deliverable to which they are related and that they are relevant to the work of the HTML 5 Techniques for WCAG 2.0 Task Force.
Staff contacts from the respective WGs oversee attention to W3C Process with respect to the chartered requirements of the respective WGs. The Facilitators set agenda, lead meetings, determine consensus, and are the primary liaison to the WGs.
Task force participants will be listed when it becomes active and updated periodically.
Last updated on $Date: 2011/10/25 19:33:50 $ by $Author: cooper $