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Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): POE Use Cases and Requirements

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:56:51 -0500
Message-ID: <CAEy-OxHUsOqEQLeeGz8pxx4ty=8J=megaGEZWZqpYNq0Ny5OxA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gottfried Zimmermann (Lists)" <zimmermann@accesstechnologiesgroup.com>
Cc: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Accessible Platform Architectures Administration <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
+1

On Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 9:50 AM Gottfried Zimmermann (Lists) <
zimmermann@accesstechnologiesgroup.com wrote:

> +1
>
> Best regards,
> Gottfried
>
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Janina Sajka [mailto:janina@rednote.net]
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 12. Februar 2019 03:32
> An: Accessible Platform Architectures Administration
> <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
> Betreff: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): POE Use Cases and Requirements
>
> Colleagues:
>
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform Architectures
> (APA) Working Group on a proposed APA comment to the Permissions &
> Obligations Expression (POE) Working Group, concerning their now stable Use
> Cases and Requirements document
>
> **Background**
>
> The Abstract of this POE document states:
>
> "This document includes a set of use cases and requirements, compiled by
> the
> Permissions & Obligations Expression (POE) Working Group, that motivate the
> expression of statements about digital content usage. All use cases provide
> realistic examples describing how people and organisations may (or want to
> be able to) specify statements about digital content usage. The
> requirements
> derived from these use cases will be used to guide the development of the
> POE WG recommendation deliverables for the Information Model, Vocabulary,
> and Encodings."
>
> **Suggested Comment**
>
> The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group has reviewed the
> POE's Use Cases and Requirements document at:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/poe-ucr/
>
>
> We were unable to find  the following accessibility use case in this
> document and request it be added to this document and appropriately
> addressed in all resulting normative specifications.
>
> Historically, similar schemes have been used to deny content access to
> assistive technology users, e.g. Microsoft Reader, Adobe PDF (which to this
> day includes a checkbox for denying AT access).
>
> POE  should clearly state its intention to include alternate access
> technologies among it's licensed uses, and require implementing
> technologies
> to insure they will not be blocked, neither intentionally nor incidentally.
>
> *       ACTION TO TAKE
>
> This CfC is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of
> support via email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though messages
> of support are certainly welcome.
>
> If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
> proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later than
> 23:59 (Midnight) Boston Time, Sunday 17 February.
>
> NOTE: This Call for Consensus is being conducted in accordance with the APA
> Decision Policy published at:
>
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/decision-policy
>
> Reference: APA Action-2185
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/track/actions/2185
>
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
>
> Janina Sajka
>
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:       http://a11y.org
>
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures        http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
>
>
>
>
>
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