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[Fwd: Call for Review: Pointer Methods in RDF (EARL Companion Document)]

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 15:45:29 +0100
Message-ID: <49B67D09.1060909@w3.org>
To: ERT WG <public-wai-ert@w3.org>
FYI. Congratulations CarlosI (and Mike for assisting).


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Subject: Call for Review: Pointer Methods in RDF (EARL Companion Document)
Resent-Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 14:39:59 +0000
Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 09:39:50 -0500
From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

The W3C WAI Evaluation and Repair Tools (ERT) Working Group invites you 
to comment on a First Public Working Draft published 10 March 2009:
    Pointer Methods in RDF

This document provides a framework for representing pointers to identify 
locations in content or portions of content, using Resource Description 
Framework (RDF). It is of particular interest to Web developers and 
researchers who are interested in software-supported evaluation and 
validation of Web sites, and in Semantic Web technologies to support 

The ERT Working Group is particularly looking for feedback on:
* The extent to which this draft follows best practices for the 
description and publication of new vocabularies
* The practicality of the use cases suggested in section 1.3 as well as 
other possible use cases not listed
* Other pointer methods not discussed by this document

Please send comments by 7 April 2009 to:
    ERT WG public mailing list

Pointer Methods in RDF is a companion document to Evaluation and Report 
Language (EARL). EARL is a format to exchange, combine, and analyze 
results from different Web accessibility evaluation tools in a 
vendor-neutral and platform-independent format. It also provides a 
vocabulary that can be used for other Web quality assurance testing and 
validation. For more details on EARL and companion documents, see:
    Evaluation and Report Language (EARL) Overview

Pointer Methods in RDF is intended to become a W3C Working Group Note 
(as opposed to a W3C Recommendation). For a description of the different 
types of W3C documents, milestones and opportunities to contribute to 
this work, see:
    How WAI Develops Accessibility Guidelines through the W3C Process

Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for 
your comments.

Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid 
cross-postings where possible.

~Shawn Henry and Judy Brewer, W3C WAI
On behalf of:
Mike Squillace, IBM, ERT WG Co-Chair
Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C, ERT WG Co-Chair

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/

Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/ |
   WAI International Program Office Activity Lead   |
  W3C Evaluation & Repair Tools Working Group Chair |
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