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EOWG Update - deadline this week: WAI-AGE Literature Review, First Public Working Draft

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 18:36:16 -0500
Message-ID: <48223CF0.603@w3.org>
To: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Dear EOWG participants,

SUMMARY: Review updated WAI-AGE Literature Review this week.

Andrew is updating the WAI-AGE Literature Review at:

Most of the comments from the survey have been addressed, including:
# title changed to "Literature Review of Web Accessibility and Older Adults"
# most statistical material moved from the introductory sections to an appendix
# 3.2 subsection (previous guidelines) refined - extensive lists reduced and more discussion added
# references updated with "Web Usability for Senior Citizens" and others
# Notes, References, Appendix being progressively merged (and linked from document)
# table and figure numbering fixed
# W3C required front matter added to the Status section, and Abstract added
# editor comments highlighted via a CSS background

He might have other changes to the title, abstract, and formatting posted soon.

As discussed in last week's teleconference <http://www.w3.org/2008/05/02-eo-minutes#item01>, we plan to finalize this First Public Working Draft this week. Therefore, please send any additional comments right away, by Friday 9 May at the latest. Remember to differentiate *required* changes before the draft is published, from suggestions for consideration for the next edit.

Shawn and Andrew

Shawn Henry wrote:
> Dear EOWG active participants,
> As discussed previously, we would like to eventually publish the WAI-AGE 
> Literature Review as a W3C Working Group Note. The first step is 
> publishing a First Public Working Draft.
> As a reminder, Working Group Notes are advisory technical reports, not 
> standards. For example, WAI's Techniques documents are Notes. Working 
> Drafts are published and announced specifically to ask for review and 
> input from the community. Often there are issues that a Working Group 
> would particularly like input on. Usually multiple Working Drafts of a 
> technical report are published... - from 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/w3c-process.php
> We would like to publish this first draft soon, in order to provide a 
> public version at the current stage of development, get additional 
> feedback on overall direction and specific content of this Literature 
> Review, and encourage engagement with WAI-AGE work.
> The Literature Review draft is now available in HTML, and has not 
> changed significantly from our discussion last week:
>    http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/ageing/literature.html
> We have set up a survey asking EOWG if you are comfortable with the 
> content of this draft being announced publicly; of course, it will 
> clearly be indicated as a draft, and EOWG's recent and future comments 
> will be addressed in the next drafts.
> Please complete the survey asking for approval from EOWG to publish the 
> WAI-AGE Literature Review as a First Public Working Draft, at:
>   http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35532/literature-1st-draft/
> Please complete the survey by *Tuesday 29 April* if possible. Note that 
> there is an option to abstain.
> If you have any questions, feel free to call me at +1-617-395-7664, or 
> in the #eo IRC channel type "Shawn".
> Regards,
> ~Shawn
> -----
> Shawn Lawton Henry, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
> phone: +1-617-395-7664
> e-mail: shawn@w3.org

Shawn Lawton Henry, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
phone: +1-617-395-7664
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
Received on Wednesday, 7 May 2008 23:36:30 UTC

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