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Decision on CfC: New COGA Document FPWD

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2018 11:43:06 -0500
To: public-apa-admin@w3.org
Cc: W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20181205164306.GO9672@rednote.net>
Colleagues:

The below referenced Call for Consensus has received only responses
of support and is consequently agreed to as a consensus decision of APA.

The head of thread for this ballot can be found at:


http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa-admin/2018Nov/0000.html

Best,

Janina

Janina Sajka writes:
> Colleagues:
> 
> This is a request from the Cognitive and Learning Disabilities (COGA) Task
> Force to both of COGA's parent WAI Working Groups, the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group, and the Accessible Guidelines (AG) Working
> Group.
>  
> This CfC seeks consensus to split the existing COGA Gap Analysis Working Draft
> publication into two separate note-track documents.
>  
> As work on the existing Gap Analysis document has progressed, what began as an
> Appendix has grown in import and size to the extent that COGA now believes our
> target audience for these documents is better served by two separate documents
> rather than a single document. That is the basis for this CfC.
>  
> If this Call for Consensus fails, no change will result.
>  
> If the Call for Consensus is approved:
>  
> 1. The existing COGA Gap Analysis document will be split into two separate note track documents as follows:
> 
> - Gap Analysis 
> https://w3c.github.io/coga/gap-analysis/ 
>  
> - A First Public Working Draft (FPWD) of "Making content usable for people with cognitive and learning disabilities" will be authorized: 
> https://w3c.github.io/coga/content-usable/ 
>  
> 2. Standing permission for COGA to publish updated working drafts will be authorized for both documents.
>  
> Please note that there is a 'Design Themes' section in the new document which
> has links to a third document. There is still discussion about the name and
> optimal disposition of that third document. Whether or not it eventually
> becomes an additional note track document is not part of this CfC. 
> 
> 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, Tuesday 4 December.
>  
> IMPORTANT: If you are a member of both AG and APA you should vote on both CfCs. AG and APA need to determine whether a consensus exists independently of each other.
>  
> Thanking you for your attention on this question,
>  
> Alastair Campbell
> AG Co-Chair
>  
> Janina Sajka
> APA Chair
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> 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
> 

-- 

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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