The US Access Board is holding hearings to take testimony on it's latest Proposed Rule (NPRM) for the long-awaited Refresh to Section 508.
On March 11, 2015 the Board held a hearing in Washington, D.C. at which Duff Johnson offered five minutes of testimony and a set of proposed edits to the text of the Rule.
Duff's testimony, which discusses the relationship between PDF/UA and WCAG 2.0, among other subjects, has now been posted to the Access Board's comment site.
Duff serves the PDF industry as ISO Project co-Leader and US TAG chair for both ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). As Executive Director of the PDF Association, Duff coordinates several working groups, speaks at a wide variety of industry events and promotes the advancement and adoption of PDF technology worldwide. An independent consultant, Duff Johnson is a veteran …