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Re: Accessibility Requirements of Media - please add to

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 17:24:10 -0400
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Cc: Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>
Message-Id: <E1OBaTu-0007jj-NP@lisa.w3.org>
Hi All,

If you haven't taken a look in the last few days, please check out 
Sean's additions under this heading:

Lots of clear & pithy requirements statements here.

Please take a look, add yours if not covered yet, and discuss as needed.

And thanks to Sean for getting this going, it looks great.

- Judy

At 04:51 PM 5/7/2010 -0400, Judy Brewer wrote:
>Thank you Sean for putting up this wiki page for accessible media 
>requirements, and contributing content:
>I've changed the subject line so that people don't miss your posting.
>Could people please contribute the results of your requirements 
>action items from our 5 April teleconference here? Also, please see 
>below for some thoughts about structure & organization. John, I 
>realize you may also have been working on a single compilation and 
>our messages may overlap, but I hope that you can combine your efforts.
>If we want this page to help answer the question of whether various 
>approaches to accessible media address the necessary spectrum of 
>accessibility requirements, it may be useful to focus on capturing 
>succinct requirements statements. Some of the partial requirements 
>sets collected earlier in other locations were already in 
>requirements-statement format, and can be reflected here, with the 
>goal of having a comprehensive requirements set to be vetted and 
>consensed. Where statements are missing, they could be extracted 
>from descriptions of use cases and background such as these, which 
>could then be linked to as explanatory and motivating information. 
>It might be useful to maintain a list of pointers somewhere on the 
>page to requirements sets that need to be integrated into this wiki, 
>including those from recent emails and teleconferences, as well as a 
>list of those that have already been integrated. Anyone up for 
>helping with these tasks?
>Links to a few sample requirements formats follow. These are from 
>more full-fledged documents than what I'm suggesting we compile, but 
>if you focus on the requirements statements themselves there are 
>some useful examples. Abstracting the format from one of those, for instance:
>         R[#] [short requirement name]
>         [brief statement of requirement, e.g. "User must be able to 
> toggle audio description on and off through a keyboard interface, 
> and through assistive technology" or "Format must support 
> transcoding without loss of styling"]
>         Motivation: [links to relevant use cases or background]
>Sample requirements formats to check out:
>         http://www.w3.org/TR/webont-req/#section-requirements
>         http://www.w3.org/TR/ws-desc-reqs/#requirements
>         http://www.w3.org/TR/xquery-requirements/#Requirements
>Also a format for compact usage scenarios:
>         http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlp-reqs/#N2690
>Again, looking for something that we can consolidate, vett and use 
>relatively quickly and simply.
>- Judy
>At 09:39 AM 5/6/2010 +0000, Sean Hayes wrote:
>>I've set up a framework for collating requirements and some initial 
>>text at 
>>please pile in with your additions/edits.
>>This is linked to from 
>>  rather than add to that page; which is already quite long, and 
>>doesn't actually address requirements so much as technical 
>>approaches. Some of the latter material their might be moved 
>>however, but I didn't feel empowered to do so.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: public-html-a11y-request@w3.org 
>>[mailto:public-html-a11y-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Judy Brewer
>>Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2010 4:44 AM
>>To: Silvia Pfeiffer
>>Cc: Janina Sajka; HTML Accessibility Task Force
>>Subject: Re: Some requirements links & questions
>>Thanks Silvia,
>>- Judy
>>At 11:38 AM 5/6/2010 +1000, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>> >On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org> wrote:
>> > > Silvia,
>> > >
>> > > Thanks for clarifying the URI for one of the requirement sets.
>> > Seems like it
>> > > would be more helpful to get a URI with the right spelling, and a
>> > > pointer from the mispelled one, so that others don't miss it as well.
>> >
>> >OK, I've moved the page in the wiki to make it easier for everyone. I
>> >hope the original author doesn't mind (I had no contribution to that
>> >page).
>> >
>> >Regards,
>> >Silvia.
Received on Monday, 10 May 2010 21:25:43 UTC

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