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Re: Older Users Resources

From: Bakken, Brent <brent.bakken@pearson.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:42:10 -0500
Message-ID: <CAE6qf-E-5HPTRk8Nmfjew=dYWbY4uPb++Dw9_sJNrVRTAnURAw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>, public-eo-plan@w3.org
Cc: Victoria Menezes Miller <menezesmiller@gmail.com>, Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>, "Wise, Charlotte" <cwise@visa.com>
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On Sun, Oct 8, 2017 at 4:25 PM, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org> wrote:

> Hey this is great stuff, Vicki. I will put it on the planning agenda. No
> worries of you cannot join that meeting, this should be enough for us to
> frame the input we need for the larger EO group (likely just a review for
> approval)
>
> Thanks so much, hope you have a nice time with your family
>
> Best,
> Sharron
>
> On Sun, Oct 8, 2017 at 1:54 PM, Victoria Menezes Miller <
> menezesmiller@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Sharron dear,
>>
>> Thank you so much for your really kind e-mail!  I really appreciate the
>> warm welcome back from all of you.
>>
>> Concerning what has been reviewed:
>>
>> YES - the drafts were sent to the review team.  Shadi, Norah and Brent
>> (through the planning team) provided comments.  All were addressed but for *two
>> comments* which I feel need some feedback or discussion.  In brief:
>>
>> a.  It was felt that the role types mentioned under the heading "Technical
>> Resources to Improve Accessibility and Usability for Older Users" often
>> causes problems.  The comment specifically was "
>>
>> *Categories like “developers”, “managers”, and such often cause problems
>> – for example because different people define these roles differently, or
>> because what we are saying could map to several roles. Rather than using
>> such role terms it may be better to describe the function of the section –
>> for example, “to understand the mapping to WCAG 2.0” or such".  *I have
>> tried to modify the paragraph to make it more understandable (still keeping
>> the role types) as I can't find a simple way round as suggested.
>>
>> b.  It was felt that the presentation material is quite useful.  The
>> comment was: "*I feel mildly inclined to keep the presentation slides as
>> they include lots of useful information for researchers and policy makers.
>> Maybe we can discuss the pros and cons of removing the link at some point."
>>  *I also would prefer to keep the presentation material.  This could be
>> a survey question - to keep or not to keep.
>>
>> c.  I've prepared a detailed wiki page: https://www.w3.org/WAI/E
>> O/wiki/Older_Users_Resources
>>
>> At the bottom of the page
>> https://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wiki/Older_Users_Resources#Comment
>> s_on_revised_pages, I have added a brief description of the above and are
>> some points for the survey to approve the material.
>>
>>
>> For joining the conference call on Wednesday, could you please let me
>> know the time.  I fear, however, that I shall be on a flight at that
>> specific time as I'm traveling to London at 13h55.  I will also miss the
>> conference call this coming Friday as I'm in London on a family visit.  I
>> will my best to work around it to participate part time but right now, it
>> looks like my brother has things planned.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Vicki
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 5:07 PM, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear Vicki,
>>>
>>> Thank you so much for this fine work, it is a joy to have you back on
>>> the team my friend.  Here is my understanding of how this should proceed:
>>>
>>> 1. Have you asked your small review team for comment? If no, that is the
>>> next step. If yes, have those comments been addressed? If no, that is the
>>> next step. If yes, then the planning team should process the current state
>>> of these resources to bring them to the full EO on Friday Oct 13.
>>>
>>> 2. I will put these items on the Planning Team agenda fro Wednesday Oct
>>> 11 and if you can join that meeting to answer any questions, we will get
>>> these queued up to present to EO on Friday. I know you hoped to get
>>> comments beofre then but the large EO group must be prepped and then we can
>>> put it in a survey which makes it easier for them to keep at the front of
>>> their to-do lists.
>>>
>>> Thanks again, dear Vicki!
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Sharron
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 3:02 AM, Victoria Menezes Miller <
>>> menezesmiller@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Dear Brent, Sharron and Shawn,
>>>>
>>>> Could you please see the mail below which I would like to send out
>>>> today to EOWG, cc the Planning Team.  I know that everyone is really busy
>>>> with the re-design but I do want to get this one off the ground.  I hope
>>>> that I am following the procedure as required and just require a yes from
>>>> one of you or guidance you can offer.
>>>>
>>>> *DRAFT*
>>>>
>>>> Dear EOWG,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Please find links below to the Older Users resources, some of which
>>>> have been revised for the new WAI design.
>>>>
>>>> The main wiki page concerning tracking of revision of these resources
>>>> is:  https://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wiki/Older_Users_Resources#Planning
>>>>
>>>> In brief, there are two resources which have been modified:
>>>>
>>>> *​Web Accessibility and Older People: Meeting the Needs of Ageing Web
>>>> Users:*
>>>> Current link:  https://www.w3.org/WAI/older-users/
>>>> Revised link in wiki space:  https://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wik
>>>> i/Web_and_Older_Users
>>>>
>>>> *​Overview of Literature Review:*
>>>> Current link: https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wai-age-literature
>>>> Revised link in wiki space: https://www.w3.org/WAI/
>>>> EO/wiki/New_Overview_page
>>>> Minor changes have been made.
>>>>
>>>> Please go to the following link to enter your feedback in the wiki page
>>>> or to send us your comments.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> We would appreciate your *urgent* feedback on the revised pages and
>>>> the two questions above either by mail or in GitHub as early as possible
>>>> and no later than *October 14, 2017*.
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> Vicki and Charlotte
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Sharron Rush | Executive Director | Knowbility.org | @knowbility
>>> *Equal access to technology for people with disabilities*
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Sharron Rush | Executive Director | Knowbility.org | @knowbility
> *Equal access to technology for people with disabilities*
>
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