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Re: IndieUI Task Force Call for Proposals

From: Simon Harper <simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 09:07:42 +0100
Message-ID: <4FE184CE.3080302@manchester.ac.uk>
To: Vivienne CONWAY <v.conway@ecu.edu.au>
CC: Peter Thiessen <thiessenp@acm.org>, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>, RDWG <public-wai-rd@w3.org>
There will always be a vote - but we need to add Indie if it is to be 
included.

Si.

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On 20/06/2012 08:42, Vivienne CONWAY wrote:
> While this is a good idea, I'd rather like to see a vote on the next topics to get a group consensus on the direction.  Is that okay?
>
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> This is a really good idea, I also wonder if our 5th topic may be
> devoted to device independence?
>
> Si.
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> On 19/06/2012 22:52, Peter Thiessen wrote:
>> 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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