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Decisions on this page are recorded as indicted in the WCAG Decision Policy.

2017

December 5: Agreement to add the following changed SC to the editor's draft:

Agreement to include the following SC in the editor's draft unchanged from the previous draft due to no consensus on new language:

November 30:

November 29:

November 27:

November 18:

November 17:

November 15:

November 13:

November 2:

October 31:

October 24:

October 20:

October 9:

October 6:

September 5:

August 31:

August 24:

August 22:

August 18:

August 15:

August 9:

July 21:

June 26:
Agreement to add Accessible Name SC to Editor's Draft (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/1319.html)

June 23:
Agreement to add User Interface components SC to Editor's Draft (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/1297.html)
Agreement to add Accessible Authentication SC to Editor's Draft (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/1299.html)
Agreement to add Zoom Content SC to Editor's Draft (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/1298.html)

June 13:
Agreement to add Orientation SC to Editor's Draft (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/1118.html)

June 9:
Agreement to add Character Key Shortcuts SC to Editor's Draft (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/1096.html)
Agreement to modify approval process for Understanding documents (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/1098.html)

June 6:
Agreement to add Change of Content to Editor's Draft (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/1010.html)

May 25:
Agreement to add Target Size and Target Size (no exception) to Editor's Draft (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/0861.html)
Agreement to develop document for supplementary guidance for WCAG 2.1 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/0862.html)

May 23:
Add color to list of sensory characteristics in 1.3.3 and 1.4.1 as WCAG 2.0 errata (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/0786.html)

April 19:
Agreement to publish publish two First Public Working Draft (FPWD) documents - COGA Issue Papers & COGA Gap Analysis & Road Map - from the Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force (COGA) (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/0170.html)

April 14:
Agreement to accept the candidate SCs 'Accidental Activation' into the editor's draft. (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/0144.html)

April 2:
Agreement on changes to Editor's draft require CFCs (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/0006.html)
Agreement on standing consent to publish working drafts of WCAG 2.1 on a monthly schedule (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/0008.html)
Agreement on Publication of FPWD for Accessibility Conformance Testing Rules Format 1.0 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017AprJun/0007.html)

Feb 23:
Agreement on CFC to publish First Public Working Draft of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017JanMar/1097.html)

February 16:
Agreement on not requiring user testing to meet Success Criteria in WCAG 2.1 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2017JanMar/0886.html)

February 14:
Working group decision to accept two candidate SCs into the editor's draft.

(https://www.w3.org/2017/02/14-ag-minutes.html AGWG Minutes )

2016

Dec 5th:
Agreement on CFC to add add an example to the definition for "Set of web pages" (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0674.html)

November 3:
Agreement on issue 244 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0429.html)

Agreement on issue 245 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0430.html)

Agreement on Silver Work Statement (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0396.html)

October 27:
Agreement on issue 199 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0308.html)

Agreement on issue 200 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0310.html)

Agreement on Silver Process (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0309.html)

October 13:
Agreement on CfC for new charter (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0201.html). There was an outstanding objection to an aspect of the charter (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016OctDec/0167.html).

August 16:
Agreement on issue 216 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JulSep/0580.html)

Agreement on issue 215 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JulSep/0583.html)

Agreement on issue 209 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JulSep/0581.html)

Agreement on issue 220 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JulSep/0582.html)

August 11:
Agreement to approve creation of Accessibility Conformance Testing Task Force (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JulSep/0550.html).

Agreement on checklist for proposals for new Success Criteria. (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JulSep/0548.html)

Agreement on Success Criteria Requirements (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JulSep/0549.html)

July 12:
Silver Sub Group created: http://www.w3.org/2016/07/12-wai-wcag-minutes.html

June 28:
Working group agrees to publish updated Understanding and Techniques docs: Understanding: https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2016/WD-UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20-20160628/ Techniques: https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2016/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20160628/

June 21:
Agreement to publish the COGA Gap Analysis and User research/Issue papers as a FPWD (https://www.w3.org/2016/06/14-wai-wcag-minutes.html)

June 14:
Agreement on Issue 182. (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0771.html)
Agreement on Issue 189. (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0772.html)
Agreement on Issue 193. (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0773.html)

June 8: Agreement on issue 158 and pull request 174 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0752.html)

May 27:
Agreement on Issue 186. (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0669.html)
Agreement on adding px note to Understanding Documents. (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0670.html)

May 17: Agreement on "Large text" - using px rather than pt as unit #181 to work on this in Understanding document and flag for 2.1. (http://www.w3.org/2016/05/17-wai-wcag-minutes.html)

May 10: Agreement to publish edited version of WCAG 2.0 to incorporate editorial errata only. (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0549.html)

April 25: Agreement regarding errata addition to SC 1.4.6 (matching earlier errata on 1.4.3). (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0235.html)

April 14:
Agreement regarding clarification of contrast requirements for link and button states (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0149.html)
Agreement regarding the applicability of SC 2.4.4 to button elements (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0150.html)

April 8: Agreement regarding landmarks not being required (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016AprJun/0095.html)

March 4: Agreement to not drop advisory technique H46 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JanMar/0334.html)

February 29: Agreement to publish latest version of Techniques and Understanding documents (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JanMar/0320.html)

February 8: Agreement on response to comment on GitHub (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JanMar/0153.html)

February 5: Agreement on a change to introductory paragraphs in extension requirements document (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JanMar/0150.html)

January 7: Agreement to publish Techs and Understanding for public review (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2016JanMar/0035.html)

2015

December 18: Agreed to response to GitHub issue 113 regarding use of role="search" on form element (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2015OctDec/0399.html)

December 15: Agreed to response to GitHub issue 122 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2015OctDec/0361.html)

December 15: Agreed to publication of minor change to Image Tutorial (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2015OctDec/0367.html)

December 9: Resolution on Issue 102 (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2015OctDec/0329.html)

December 7: Agreed to release a FPWD of the WCAG Extensions Requirements document (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2015OctDec/0328.html)

November 16: Agreed to release the Public Draft version of the How to Meet WCAG resource (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2015OctDec/0181.html)