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Re: future of the XHTML Role Module (PF agenda addendum request 2009-11-11)

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 11:18:57 -0500
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Cc: w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, public-xhtml2@w3.org
Message-ID: <20091111161857.GA2094@sonata.rednote.net>
Gregory J. Rosmaita writes:
> i have, therefore, been asked by the XHTML2 WG to ask PF/WAI if it would
> take ownership of the XHTML Role Module; the module's main author, Shane
> McCarron has explictly expressed his willingness to continue as the 
> document's main editor, a burden he has shouldered since Role's inception,
> so we need not worry that the Role Module will land in PF/WAI's lap 
> without clear and firm guidance of the type that Shane is capable of 
> providing.  in addition, one of our own -- RichS -- is listed as an 
> editor of the Role Module, since it was his initial negotiations with the
> XHTML2 WG that led to the XHTML2 WG taking ownership of the Role Module
> 
> i eagerly anticipate discussion of this proposal/request,

This option will be raised during our DAISY discussion on today's PF
call. We will be joined by George Kerscher, Markus Gylling, and perhaps
others from the DAISY Face to Face meeting to discuss this, and other
options, for DAISY development.

Janina


> gregory.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Accessibility, Internationalization, and Interoperability are not
> "features", "overlays" or "add-ons".  Rather, they are core 
> components of any architecture -- programmatic or otherwise.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>      Gregory J. Rosmaita, gregory@linux-foundation.org
> Vice-Chair, WebMaster & Listmaster, Open Accessibility Workgroup
> http://a11y.org/                                http://a11y/specs
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