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Re: pre-announcement: Schema.org adopts accessibility properties

From: Liddy Nevile <liddy@sunriseresearch.org>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2013 07:42:16 +1100
Cc: "a11y-metadata-project@googlegroups.com" <a11y-metadata-project@googlegroups.com>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>, Chaals from Yandex <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, Gerardo Capiel <gerardoc@benetech.org>, Charles Myers <charlesm@benetech.org>, Matt Garrish <matt.garrish@bell.net>
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To: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>

On 23/11/2013, at 5:50 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:

> Just a few words to report that the schema.org team agreed yesterday
> to adopt the accessibility properties that have been so
> enthusiastically discussed on these lists recently.
> Chaals & I are working through the final implementation details to get
> this onto the schema.org site, but I think it's safe to say it will be
> substantially based on the RDFS configuration in
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webschema/log/default/schema.org/ext/accessibility.html
> and use the 'Book' example from the Web Schemas wiki,
> http://www.w3.org/wiki/WebSchemas/Accessibility#Example_1_.28Book.29
> This work draws upon the IMS Global Learning Consortium's Access For
> All specification (http://www.imsglobal.org/accessibility/) and the
> work of the Accessibility Metadata Project, and on the many
> collaborations we've seen on these mailing lists. Many thanks to
> everyone who has contributed!
> Thanks again,
> Dan
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