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Re: Accessibility Task Force

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 14:01:03 -0400
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "Maciej Stachowiak (mjs@apple.com)" <mjs@apple.com>, "Sam Ruby (rubys@intertwingly.net)" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Michael(tm) Smith (mike@w3.org)" <mike@w3.org>, "plh@w3.org" <plh@w3.org>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@exchange.microsoft.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090909180103.GJ3524@sonata.rednote.net>
PF discussed the 8 points below during our weekly telecon today, 9
September:
http://www.w3.org/2009/09/09-pf-minutes.html

We are in agreement with the 8 points as given below.

Janina


Paul Cotton writes:
> >From the Sep 3 HTML WG minutes:
> http://www.w3.org/2009/09/03-html-wg-minutes.html 
> 
> >mjs: chairs will be together face-to-face tomorrow, and this can be
> >   among what we discuss
> >   ... anybody have comments to make about this on the call today?
> >   ... not seeing any comments, propose we move to next agenda item
> 
> The HTML WG chairs and W3C Team did discuss this topic last Friday and came up with the following outline for a joint Accessibility TF:
> 
> Accessibility TF:
>  1. Any WG member from either the HTML or PF WGs can join (opt in model)
>  2. Separate email list for TF (email address TBD).
>  3. Both WGs would be obligated re Patent Policy on any W3C Recommendation track document that is impacted by the TF work.
>  4. The Patent Policy obligations would be mentioned in the Status section of said documents.
>  5. TF would have a separate meeting slot (day and time TBD).
>  6. TF would not make final decisions which would be made by HTML and/or PF WGs
>  7. Someone from each WG would be designated to report back to their WG on the work of the TF.
>  8. Facilitators of the TF would be selected jointly by PF and HTML WG chairs. 
> 
> Discussion on this matter ended with Philippe taking the following Action Item:
> 
> ACTION ITEM: Philippe is going to look into some questions we have about how the W3C Patent Policy obligations would apply to a joint TF.
> 
> Comments on the above outline are welcome.
> 
> /paulc
> 
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329
> 

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