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Re: FW: [Bug 10525] New: Please try to improve Bugzilla's accessibility/usability problems before Last Call

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:09:39 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTincbxEQ+wZ16NgbCz2v3nXQ9_P-LEYYY-tDszq4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Janina,

> Meanwhile, any specifics that people can share via email
> would, I'm sure, be much appreciated.

Gregory's Bugzilla assessment is at:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Jul/0146.html

Best Regards,
Laura

On 9/1/10, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> Hi, Paul:
>
> Paul Cotton writes:
>> I seem to remember that the accessibility of Bugzilla was discussed at a
>> previous A11Y TF meeting.
>>
> I don't recall a conversation on HTML-A11Y. I do recall a conversation
> in HCG.
>
> However, this is certainly a worthy topic for HTML-A11Y, and I am happy
> to add it to our Thursday agenda.
>
> Meanwhile, any specifics that people can share via email would, I'm
> sure, be much appreciated.
>
> As I recall the HCG conversation ...
>
> *	We needed to confirm whether W3C was using latest Bugzilla as
> *	this question invariably comes up when enhancements are proposed
> *	upstream.
>
> *	We wanted to see how we might enhance W3C bugzilla a11y via any
> *	configuration changes in the W3C deployment.
>
> *	We might then want to propose changes upstream to default
> *	Bugzilla.
>
> Janina
>
>> Can someone help me remember that discussion and/or point me to the
>> minutes of that discussion?
>>
>> Are there any outstanding explicit or implicit action items on this topic?
>>
>> /paulc
>>
>> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
>> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
>> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: bugzilla@jessica.w3.org [mailto:bugzilla@jessica.w3.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2010 10:06 AM
>> To: Paul Cotton
>> Subject: [Bug 10525] New: Please try to improve Bugzilla's
>> accessibility/usability problems before Last Call
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10525
>>
>>            Summary: Please try to improve Bugzilla's
>>                     accessibility/usability problems before Last Call
>>            Product: HTML WG
>>            Version: unspecified
>>           Platform: PC
>>                URL: http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-polic
>>                     y.html
>>         OS/Version: All
>>             Status: NEW
>>           Keywords: a11y
>>           Severity: normal
>>           Priority: P2
>>          Component: working group Decision Policy
>>         AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
>>         ReportedBy: laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com
>>          QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
>>                 CC: mjs@apple.com, Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com,
>>                     rubys@intertwingly.net, mike@w3.org
>>
>>
>> Bugzilla is a major component in the HTML Decision Process, which states
>> "Issues should be filed as bugs in W3C Bugzilla to be formally
>> considered."
>>
>> Accessibility/usability problems have been identified.
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Jul/0146.html
>>
>> I know Paul said that he would watch the comment list and assist people if
>> they
>> have trouble, which is helpful. But it would be great if people could file
>> bugs
>> directly without encountering major accessibility/usability problems.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> References:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Jul/0152.html
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Jul/0164.html
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0421.html
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0424.html
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0428.html
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0435.html
>>
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-- 
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Wednesday, 1 September 2010 19:10:08 UTC

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