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Re: Microsoft's ARIA annotations proposal

From: Rich Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 May 2018 10:26:32 -0400
Cc: Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>, ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>, W3C PF - DPUB Joint Task Force <public-dpub-aria@w3.org>, DPUB mailing list <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
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To: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
The office team had made a similar proposal in the past but the MS Office guy who made it left the company. I am glad they came back.

Rich

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> On May 11, 2018, at 11:36 AM, John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com> wrote:
> 
> +1 to Aaron, and I suspect that the folks over in dPub WG would be interested and supportive of this as well.
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> JF
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>> On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 9:35 AM, Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com> wrote:
>> Hello, I was reading the ARIA annotations issue and the linked Microsoft Position Paper on Annotations.
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>> All I can say is, yes, we need this. With perhaps a few minor tweaks, the proposal is already pretty solid. It would solve a lot of real problems in group document editors. This would be very helpful for end users.
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>> I'd like to see annotations sooner than the 1.4 time frame, and look forward to implementing in Chrome, and working with platform API specs and AT vendors as well.
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>> I propose we get this on the agenda for an upcoming meeting.
>> 
>> Thank you,
>> Aaron
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> John Foliot
> Principal Accessibility Strategist
> Deque Systems Inc.
> john.foliot@deque.com
> 
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