(Inactive) Web Best Practices: Teleconference Details

Teleconference details


1. Setting an Agenda for IITAA Meeting on 17 December 2010

2. DOJ Request for Comments on Web Accessibility Rules for ADA


IITAA Meeting on 17 December
  • MS: Reviewing existing IITAA standards
  • MS: Review of WCAG 2.0 requirements for coverage on IITAA
  • MS: Discussion of other additions: PDF and Flash
  • MS: Start with the approach and look at specific
  • MS: I am happy to lead the discussion
  • HR: Suggest to dedicate last 90 minutes for Flash and Adobe PDF
  • MS: That might be tough to have that much time, so may only
  • HR: Anyone connecting remotely
  • MS: I have not planned for remote access
  • MS: Is there anyone we would like to reach out to
  • HR: Mike McCleavy or Robert Slater from Illinois
  • JG: John Barkley
  • CB: I saw the message on the web masters list
  • HR: Could you repeat the agenda
  • JG: The agenda
    • Review of current IITAA 1.0 standards
    • Compare success criteria of WCAG to IITAA requirements
    • Discuss needs for standards for technologies such as Flash and PDF
  • MS: To prepare read WCAG 2.0 requirements
  • JG: Areas of WCAG 2.0 are titling, form error feedback and widgets
  • JG: I will supply water, coffee and tea

DOJ Response
  • MS: We put up a page to collect the response ideas
  • JG: People can send stuff with DOJ
  • MS: It is a little clear in question 1 what they are asking
  • MS: So it should include Section 508 and that
  • JG: Language needs to be a requirement
  • MS: Question #3
  • MS: How should they address changes?
  • NH: It seems about timing and how does ADA changes
  • MS: What happens if WCAG 3.0 comes out?
  • NH: I don’t see anything about copying
  • NH: The intro para talks about WCAG 2.0 as does Section 508 refresh
  • JG: We need to address techniques and testing tools and have best practices for implementation for technologies, there techniques must take into account assistive technology, browser and design patterns of developers.
  • MS: Question 4: Performance Criteria
  • MS: The current section 508 has either technical or performance criteria
  • NH: I think that is good either/or
  • MS: The performance criteria could be used for new technologies or that for some reason cannot
  • JG: So it would be similar to current Section 508
  • MS: Yes
  • MS: Question #5: What it should apply to
  • MS: List of websites that it should apply to (online store) or not (personal website)
  • MS: They understand there is a gray area where personal spaces that sell stuff
  • MS: They use words like informal and occasional
  • MS: Title I is for more than 15 more imployees
  • JG: How much business tdo you use
  • CB: Not for profit?
  • CB: An organization in a university
  • JG: Could be amount of sales
  • HR: What about a local pizza place
  • JG: They would probably not have a website
  • NH: Non-profit?
  • JG: Operating budget of non-profit
  • HR: There is space in unit 4 schools for online chat
  • HR: It is a book publishing company provide a web service for communication
  • HR: What about free services provided for communication or education?
  • MS: What about social media
  • MS: I think we should reread the narrative
  • JG: There needs to be something about facilitation of these services, since schools will use free services
  • JG: They are free because the companies get information from the use
  • JG: ADA Is more than public accommodation
  • JG: What about school system that make grades and progress online
  • MS: We can look into coverage of schools
  • MS: Question 6: Services and resources
  • MS: 3 Questions in One
  • MS: What resources and services are available
  • JG: We should just send stuff we use and them edit duplicates
  • HR: Consider a small department
  • JG: I don’t think there is a generic way
  • MS: What are the resources

Next Call will be January 5th