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Re: IndieUI Task Force Call for Proposals

From: Peter Thiessen <thiessenp@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 23:52:56 +0200
Message-ID: <CALf9uGDiZh5s0tSC+4Z=jpQiwGa9BVx1Jq9==2Pt__QYnh1Bew@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Cc: RDWG <public-wai-rd@w3.org>
Agreed. I'll try to think of a way best to integrate especially Events
1.0 into at least the mobile Wiki.

cheers,
+peter



On 19 June 2012 23:13, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org> wrote:
> Dear RDWG,
>
> In case you are not subscribed to the WAI Interest Group (IG) mailing list
> (which is probably a useful thing to do), this work on "IndieUI" that is
> currently ramping up at W3C/WAI seems relevant to our upcoming Mobile
> Accessibility symposium.
>
> Best,
>  Shadi
>
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: IndieUI Task Force Call for Proposals
> Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2012 21:48:23 -0400
> From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
> To: W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>,        WAI XTech
> <wai-xtech@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>
>      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/
>
>
> --
>
> Janina Sajka,   Phone:  +1.443.300.2200
>                        sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
>                Email:  janina@rednote.net
>
> The Linux Foundation
> Chair, Open Accessibility:      http://a11y.org
>
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair,  Protocols & Formats     http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
>        Indie UI                        http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
>
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