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Decision on CfC: Distributed Trace Comment Request

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:12:18 -0500
To: public-apa-admin@w3.org
Cc: W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20190116161218.GI1915@rednote.net>
Colleagues:

As no objections have been received in response to the Call for
Consensus below, this CfC is therefore agreed to as a consensus decision
of APA and our comment will be forwarded.

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

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa-admin/2019Jan/0000.html

Best,

Janina

Janina Sajka writes:
> Colleagues:
> 
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group on a proposed APA comment and question
> to the Distributed Tracing Working Group as follows:
> 
> **Suggested Comment**
> 
> The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group has reviewed
> the First Public Working Draft of the Distributed Tracing specification:
> 
> https://www.w3.org/tr/2018/wd-distributed-tracing-20181106/
> 
> Our review raised a concern: We want to confirm with you that a user
> will not be fingerprinted as a person with some disability as a
> consequence of that person using an assistive technology. Our concern is
> based on the fact that certain assistive technologies use accessibility
> APIs to provide access to the web applications, such as the accessible
> name and/or current value of a widget. Can you please help us understand
> how this user's privacy would be protected in this situation?
> 
> Thank you for your response.
> 
> Reference: APA Action-2183
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/track/actions/2183
> 
> *       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 15 January.
> 
> 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
> 
> Thanks to Joanmarie Diggs for help in crafting this comment and
> question.
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2019Jan/0003.html
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 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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