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Notes from Oct 15 meeting

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 13:44:34 -0400
Message-ID: <3BCB2082.1FB76820@utoronto.ca>
To: "w3c-wai-au@w3.org" <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
JT: Jutta Treviranus
CMN: Charles
JR: Jan Richards
LN: Libby Neville
HS: Heather Swayne
PJ: Phill Jenkins



Discussion of ATAG conf. eval of WebCT. JR has done one and can send to

Evaluation techniques?

CMN: Should Frontpage 2002 review be linked to Frontpage 2000 review.

HS: Yes but MS response should also be posted.

JT: What are we doing with the techniques.

JT: JT will look into recruiting some people from U Wash. to the group.
Thes people are looking at the accessibility of authoring tools.

What the ER group is doing

CMN: ER is packing up and going home. With 3 to 6 months.

CMN: There responsibilities will be split up amongst QA, GL and us.

CMN: ACTION ITEM: Post techniques for the use of EARL by authoring

JT, CMN: There will also ATAG evaluuation techniques that use EARL.

CMN: "Tech spec language" to describe test. (EARL just records results)

JT,CMN: We do have to put together a test suite for ATAG.

JT: It will be very difficult - maybe beyond time availabilities of
people in the group.

CMN: We may need to go back to W3C companies to get more resources on
this. Is this something authoring tool makers want?

CMN: There may be some funding for work on this coming in 6 to 8 weeks.

JT: THere are some others sources we can tap as well.

CMN: W3C says it's ok to pay people to join the group. But
sub-contracting is more difficult.

CMN: Also there are people in GL who are doing maily tool stuff.

JT: ACTION ITEM: Will talk about authoring tool people in GL in the CG

JT: ACTION ITEM: Can bring up at CG how issues list of ERT will dealt

Any other business


Jan Richards
UI Design Specialist
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC)
University of Toronto

Phone: (416) 946-7060
Fax: (416) 971-2896

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