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Re: Thoughts on ERT and AU

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 10:29:48 -0400
Message-ID: <39215B5C.18C26400@utoronto.ca>
To: Jutta Treviranus <jutta.treviranus@utoronto.ca>, "w3c-wai-au@w3.org" <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
After attending the AU-ERT meeting, I'm leaning away from the merger
idea.  ERT has a much wider focus than I was expecting.  In particular,
I think they see themselves as more of an Evaluation (of documents,
authoring tools, browsers) and Repair (of documents on the authoring or
browsing end) Tools group.

Althought the AERT document is closely related to the AU work, the rest
of the things they are planning are not as related.

I do however, support the idea of joint conference calls once a month,
as was proposed at the meeting.  Perhaps this will lead to closer
coordination without a merger.

Jan


Jutta Treviranus wrote:
> 
> Could group members please send your thoughts to the list regarding
> the proposed merger of the ERT and AU working groups. Just to
> clarify, the deliverables would remain the same, an AU Techniques
> Document, an ERT Techniques Document, etc.
> This would happen after the re-chartering of the two groups.
> 
> Thanks Jutta

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Jan Richards
jan.richards@utoronto.ca
Access Software Designer
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre
University of Toronto
(416) 946-7060
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