W3C, WCAG 2.0 Proposed Recommendation 발표 by 백남중

W3C에서는 2008년 11월 3일 WCAG 2.0 Proposed Recommendation(RP)를 발표하였다.
W3C에서 만드는 문서는 먼저 수 차례에 걸쳐 Working Draft를 만들어 검토를 하고, 2008년 4월 30일 Candidate Recommendation(CR)을 발표하였으며, 금번 Proposed Recommendation(PR)을 발표하였다.
Proposed Recommendation(RP)이 발표되었다는 것은 WCAG 2.0에 대한 기술적 문서(technical material)가 완성되었다는 것을 의미한다.
금번 발표된 RP은 최종안 바로 직전 단계이며, 최종안 Recommendation은 금년 12월에 확정된다.

WCAG 2.0의 4대 원칙은 다음과 같다.
  1. Provide text alternatives for any non-text content so that it can be changed into other forms people need, such as large print, braille, speech, symbols or simpler language
  2. Provide alternatives for time-based media
  3. Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout ) without losing information or structure
  4. Make it easier for users to see and hear content including separating foreground from background
  1. Make all functionality available from a keyboard
  2. Provide users enough time to read and use content
  3. Do not design content in a way that is known to cause seizures
  4. Provide ways to help users navigate, find content and determine where they are
  1. Make text content readable and understandable
  2. Make Web pages appear and operate in predictable ways
  3. Help users avoid and correct mistakes
  1. Maximize compatibility with current and future user agents, including assistive technologies

관련 페이지:
WCAG 2.0 Proposed Recommendation(2008.11.3)
Overview of WCAG 2.0 Documents
Understanding WCAG 2.0(2008.11.3)
Techniques for WCAG 2.0(2008.11.3)