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RE: Where is w3c stuff too hard..

From: Michael Pluke <Mike.Pluke@castle-consult.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:42:58 +0000
To: Deborah Dahl <dahl@conversational-technologies.com>, "'Rochford, John'" <john.rochford@umassmed.edu>, 'lisa.seeman' <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>, 'public-cognitive-a11y-tf' <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>, 'Jamie Knight' <jamie.knight@bbc.co.uk>, 'debra' <debra@ruhglobal.com>
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I know that, at least in Germany (about the only country where Chrome is not the top browser) and I suspect elsewhere, Google docs or any other Google tools are strictly forbidden in a major European company with commercial and defense contracts. Unfortunately this seems to apply to a lot of other services where data is hosted on remote (often US-based) servers. I had a lot of trouble finding collaboration tools for use in my current project because of a person in such a company.

Best regards


From: Deborah Dahl [mailto:dahl@conversational-technologies.com]
Sent: 21 September 2016 14:26
To: 'Rochford, John' <john.rochford@umassmed.edu>; 'lisa.seeman' <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>; 'public-cognitive-a11y-tf' <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>; 'Jamie Knight' <jamie.knight@bbc.co.uk>; 'debra' <debra@ruhglobal.com>
Subject: RE: Where is w3c stuff too hard..

We were talking at the Chairs breakfast yesterday about Google Docs being forbidden in certain countries and by certain companies, but I don’t know if it affects anyone who’d like to contribute to this. If so, maybe we could look for open source collaborative editing tools that might not be restricted.

From: Rochford, John [mailto:john.rochford@umassmed.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:20 PM
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Subject: RE: Where is w3c stuff too hard..

Hi Lisa,

A good resource, published a couple days ago, is:

·     A11y Hacks for the Blind: Navigating GitHub & the W3C<http://www.deque.com/blog/birkirs-bats-flight-accessibility-hacks-blind/>

Google Docs should be okay for me.


John Rochford<http://profiles.umassmed.edu/profiles/display/132901>
UMass Medical School/E.K. Shriver Center
Director, INDEX Program
Instructor, Family Medicine & Community Health
Twitter: @ClearHelper<https://twitter.com/clearhelper>

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From: lisa.seeman [mailto:lisa.seeman@zoho.com]
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Subject: Where is w3c stuff too hard..

Hi folks

I know a lot if us struggle with using the w3c technology and processes. I would like to set up s page for feedback and suggesting that we can give to the w3c so they can make it easier for us and encourage participation.

Would a google doc be a good way to collect this feedback? Is it ok for the low vision and blind members.

All the best

Lisa Seeman

LinkedIn <http://il.linkedin.com/in/lisaseeman/> , Twitter <https://twitter.com/SeemanLisa>

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