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Re: IndieUI Call For Proposals

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:32:38 -0400
Message-ID: <4FE31466.90804@nokia.com>
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
CC: Independent User Interface Task Force <public-indie-ui@w3.org>
Hi James - during yesterday's IndieUI call, you gave an overview ([1]) 
of the "User Interface Independence for Accessible Rich Internet 
Applications" document [2]. Would you please clarify if this document is 
now an input for the IndieUI Events spec?

-Thanks, Art Barstow

[1] http://www.w3.org/2012/06/20-indie-ui-minutes.html#item06

On 6/18/12 9:43 PM, ext Janina Sajka wrote:
>        Call for Proposals: Use Cases, Requirements and Specification Inputs
> 		     Independent User Interface Task Force
> 			   World Wide Web Consortium
> 				  18 June 2012
> The WAI Independent User Interface (IndieUI) Working Group and the Web Events
> Working Group are now seeking proposals from W3C members for their  two joint
> deliverables:
> 1.)	Indie UI: Events 1.0, an abstraction between device-specific user
> interaction events and inferred user intent such as scroll, activate, etc. This
> provides an intermediate layer between device- and modality-specific user
> interaction events, and the basic user interface functionality used by Web
> applications. Indie UI: Events focuses on granular user interface interactions
> such as scrolling the view, canceling an action, changing the value of a user
> input widget, selecting a range, placing focus on an object, etc.  Implementing
> platforms will take modality-specific user input, user idiosyncratic heuristics
> to determine the specific corresponding Indie UI event, and send that to the
> Web application (along with details of the modality-specific input such as
> mouse or keyboard events should applications wish to process it).
> 2.)	Indie UI: User Context 1.0, a set of properties and methods related to
> the environmental context of a specific user, and a vehicle to access them to
> facilitate a Web application's ability to adapt to the user's needs. This is
> meant to provide information about whether a user is using a screen reader,
> screen magnifier, or other Assistive Technology, and to expose relevant user
> settings, allowing optimal adaptation of the Web application's user interface.
> In addition to inputs for the above deliverables, we also welcome and encourage
> Use Cases and Requirements for these deliverables. Please see the related wiki
> that includes some initial Use Case inputs:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/wiki/Use_Cases_and_Requirements
> Proposals received will be evaluated for use as initial starting points in the
> creation of these deliverables by the IndieUI Task Force, which is the locus of
> joint work on these deliverables for the WAI_IndieUI WG and the Web Events WG.
> Proposals should be submitted by 15 July 2012, and should be submitted to the
> IndieUI Task Force's email list (public-indie-ui@w3.org).  Proposals submitted
> after that date are still welcome but may not be included in First Public
> Working Drafts.
> More information concerning the work of the IndieUI Task Force, including
> instructions on how to participate, is available on the IndieUI Task Force Home
> Page:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/IUITF
> The WAI Independent User Interface (IndieUI) Working Group Home Page is at:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
> The Web Events Working Group Home Page is at:
> http://www.w3.org/2010/webevents/
Received on Thursday, 21 June 2012 12:33:15 UTC

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