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Re: Publication? How people with disabilities use the web

From: Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:34:03 +0100
To: "Sharron Rush" <srush@knowbility.org>
Cc: "Sinclair, Norah M" <norah.sinclair@amac.gatech.edu>, "EO Planning" <public-eo-plan@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9CB280D5-4DB3-42B8-84C5-7DF2BB23C9A8@w3.org>
Working on the updates and then back porting them into the old design 
for publication. I’ll let you know when it is done!

Eric

On 22 Dec 2017, at 16:23, Sharron Rush wrote:

> woo hoo! rapid response team, thank you!!
>
> We are officially cleared for take off, Eric please publish How People 
> with
> Disabilities Use the Web.  Since it is a revision to an existing 
> resource,
> I am not sure if official announcements are in order, but we should
> certainly let EO know about it and have spirits lifted by this 
> progress.
>
> Thank you again Norah and Eric -  you have made my holidays merrier 
> for
> sure!
>
> Best,
> Sharron
>
> On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 9:15 AM, Sinclair, Norah M <
> norah.sinclair@amac.gatech.edu> wrote:
>
>> Hi Sharron and Eric,
>>
>>
>> I saw Eric's previous email and changes to James' comments, but 
>> thought I
>> would wait until the survey closed to make the additional changes in 
>> case
>> there were more. I added comments to the issues: https://github.com/
>> w3c/wai-people-use-web/issues/58
>>
>>
>> - Provided expanded form of CART acronym
>>
>> - Revised long sentences
>>
>>
>> Eric, can you implement the changes from the comments I added?
>>
>>
>> +1 to adding colons and semicolons where needed
>> <https://github.com/w3c/wai-people-use-web/issues/58>
>> [!!] Typos, Grammar, and Other Needed Fixes · Issue #58 ·
>> w3c/wai-people-use-web
>> <https://github.com/w3c/wai-people-use-web/issues/58>
>> github.com
>> Typos: Remove the ) at the end of "He also recently began to explore 
>> the
>> use of assistive touch on his mobile phone which also helps him use 
>> fewer
>> gestures and work for longer periods of time.)" ...
>> 😊
>>
>> Thank you!
>>
>>
>> *Norah Sinclair *
>> Instructional Technology and User Support Specialist
>>
>> AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center
>> Georgia Institute of Technology | College of Design
>> 512 Means Street | Suite 250 | Atlanta, GA 30318
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=512+Means+Street+%7C+Suite+250+%7C+Atlanta,+GA+30318&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>
>>
>> phone 404.894.7432 <(404)%20894-7432>
>> www.amacusg.org
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
>> *Sent:* Friday, December 22, 2017 9:35 AM
>> *To:* Eric Eggert; Sinclair, Norah M
>> *Cc:* EO Planning
>> *Subject:* Re: Publication? How people with disabilities use the web
>>
>> Hi Norah,
>>
>> I am not sure if you are around today, but wanted to get theses
>> considerations in cue for whenever you return.  There are many GitHub
>> Open Issues <https://github.com/w3c/wai-people-use-web/issues> for 
>> the
>> resource but only a couple of them (2) must be addressed now - before
>> publication. Eric has kindly outlined those in his previous email and 
>> I
>> have copied them here:
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Provide expanded form of CART acronym
>>    -
>>
>>    The following 2 sentences are verrrry long. Please break into a
>>    few/simplify. "The university became aware of the need and 
>> requirement to
>>    provide captioned media and transcripts for audio content and is 
>> now
>>    working with a captioning provider to caption all content posted 
>> on
>>    university websites and course content in learning management 
>> systems,
>>    following the WCAG guidelines. In addition to providing access to 
>> the
>>    content for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, the 
>> university has
>>    found that the use of captions and transcripts facilitates easier
>>    production of subtitles in a number of languages and improves the 
>> indexing
>>    of their online content which provides improved search engine 
>> optimization
>>    and improved discoverability of the university’s online 
>> content."
>>
>>
>> Once you have made - or dismissed - these 2 issues, we can clear them 
>> with
>> James and publish.  If you can get to it before the end of the year, 
>> that
>> will be wonderful.  If not please just let me know.
>>
>> Thank you and Merry Christmas!!
>>
>> Sharron
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 5:13 AM, Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I did not hear a planning team OK for the publication of the stories 
>> from
>> “How people with disabilities use the web”. The survey seems to 
>> be
>> generally in favor of publication:
>>
>> https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35532/ApproveHPWDUW2017/results
>>
>> There are two open pull requests from the review:
>>
>> https://github.com/w3c/wai-people-use-web/pulls
>>
>> And there are several issues opened by Shadi that only need to be
>> addressed when we put the document into the new design, so I 
>> postponed them:
>>
>> https://github.com/w3c/wai-people-use-web/issues?utf8=✓&q=is
>> %3Aopen+is%3Aissue+author%3Anitedog+label%3Awai-redesign-before
>> <https://github.com/w3c/wai-people-use-web/issues?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=is%3Aopen+is%3Aissue+author%3Anitedog+label%3Awai-redesign-before>
>>
>> One of the pull requests includes some changes proposed by James:
>>
>> https://github.com/w3c/wai-people-use-web/issues/58
>>
>> But there are still two open issues that the resource manager needs 
>> to
>> address (or dismiss):
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Provide expanded form of CART acronym
>>    -
>>
>>    The following 2 sentences are verrrry long. Please break into a
>>    few/simplify. "The university became aware of the need and 
>> requirement to
>>    provide captioned media and transcripts for audio content and is 
>> now
>>    working with a captioning provider to caption all content posted 
>> on
>>    university websites and course content in learning management 
>> systems,
>>    following the WCAG guidelines. In addition to providing access to 
>> the
>>    content for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, the 
>> university has
>>    found that the use of captions and transcripts facilitates easier
>>    production of subtitles in a number of languages and improves the 
>> indexing
>>    of their online content which provides improved search engine 
>> optimization
>>    and improved discoverability of the university’s online 
>> content."
>>
>> Therefore, and without other direction, I decided to hold off 
>> publication
>> of the stories page until all the changes are implemented.
>>
>> Eric
>>
>> --
>>
>> Eric Eggert
>> Web Accessibility Specialist
>> Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> 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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Eric Eggert
Web Accessibility Specialist
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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