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Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): Web Payments Accessibility CG

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:50:37 -0400
To: public-apa-admin@w3.org
Cc: W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>, Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>, Shane McCarron <shane@spec-ops.io>
Message-ID: <20170320205037.GH2581@opera.rednote.net>

Colleagues:

This CfC has recieved only messages of support. It is, consequently,
agreed as a consensus decision of APA.

The head of thread for this CfC is at:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa-admin/2017Mar/0002.html

Janina


Janina Sajka writes:
> Colleagues:
> 
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group on a proposal to create the Web
> Payments Accessibility Community Group.
> 
> *	BACKGROUND
> 
> We have committed to provide all necessary use cases and requirements,
> as well as specification and document review of W3C's Web Payments
> Activity:
> 
> To date this activity has been conducted by an informal APA Subteam
> which has met from time to time, has reviewed and provided us comments
> on several Web Payments specifications, and has begun a note track
> document laying out use cases and requirements regarding web payments
> accessibility in a document entitled the "Payments Accessibility User
> Requirements (PAUR)."
> 
> This Call for Consensus (CfC) proposes that APA establish a W3C
> Community Group to work on these issues in order to expand participation
> in this effort beyond existing W3C membership. In particular we are
> aware of several nonmembers willing and interested in participating in
> this work effort.
> 
> *	THE PROPOSAL
> 
> group name:    Web Payments Accessibility Community Group
> short name:    payments-a11y
> 
> description:
> 
> <p>The mission of the Web Payments Accessibility Community Group 
> (Payments A11Y CG) is to provide an ongoing forum for the evaluation and 
> articulation of comprehensive support for accessibility to people with 
> disabilities in W3C web payments-related specifications and technical 
> documents. These specifications are generally developed by the <a 
> href="https://www.w3.org/Payments/WG/">Web Payments Working Group</a>.</p>
> 
> <p>The Payments A11Y CG will track developments in, and work
> collaboratively with the various groups in W3C's <a
> href="http://www.w3.org/Payments/">Web Payments Activity</a>, and most
> particularly with the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Payments/IG/">Web
> Payments Interest Group</a></p>
> 
> <p>The Payments A11Y CG will develop and document use cases and
> requirements to support accessibility in web payments across all known
> scenarios that encompass the widely varying technologies and human
> abilities utilized by persons living with physical, cognitive, and
> sensory disabilities to be submitted to the <a
> href="https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/">Accessible Platform Architectures
> (APA) Working Group</a> for consideration as a potential W3C Note,
> "Payments Accessibility User Requirements (PAUR)."</p>
> 
> <p>The Payments A11Y CG shall additionally advise APA on 
> payments-related specifications and technical documents being developed 
> by W3C groups to assist APA in its chartered horizontal review 
> responsibility.</p>
> 
> *       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 19 March.
> 
> Janina
>  
> 
> -- 
> 
> Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> 			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> 		Email:	janina@rednote.net
> 
> 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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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

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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