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Cursory minutes, October 29

From: Jutta Treviranus <jutta.treviranus@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 09:12:10 -0500
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To: WAI AU Guidelines <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
My very cursory notes for October 29th meeting:

Present:
Judy Brewer,
Phill Jenkins,
Heather Swayne
Katie Haritos-Shea
Jutta Treviranus

Regrets:
Charles
Jan

1) Accessible Portal Authoring
For a description of Portals see the web site www.cren.org.
Jutta gave brief description of technology.
Authors include: tool creators
		portal administrators
		channel administrators
		users
Personal preferences presently includes colours, font size, number of 
columns, channels and channel content.
Phil- should also include Access Key preferences

Phill- will check on IBM Portal technology and conduct ATAG 
conformance evaluation
Heather- will investigate Microsoft Portal technology
Heather will check if there is consistent DTD or schema for 
expressing user preferences at Microsoft.
Judy will investigate whether P&F is looking at user preference standards.

2) Katie will complete previously committed action item to look at 
access to mail programs. Had been waiting for input from Gregory.

Heather will submit notes on improving navigation within mail archives.

3) Group divided on whether techniques section required on accessible 
synchronous communication.
Judy will bring this to Coordination meeting. E&O may create 
technical note that can be referred to by other groups.
Phill to investigate event planning software used for web casting and 
other planned synchronous events

4) Judy will investigate alternative bridge to overcome problems with 
present MIT bridge.



We will be meeting today to discuss the new techniques catagories:

1) Accessible Portal Authoring
2) Accessible Mail Archives
3) Strategies for encouraging accessible synchronous authoring

Phone +1.617.258.7910
The usual time, noon Boston time. Note the time change this last weekend.

Jutta
Received on Tuesday, 30 October 2001 09:12:41 UTC

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