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RE: No WCAG teleconference this week

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 15:17:39 -0600
To: "'Yvette P. Hoitink'" <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>, "'Jason White'" <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>, "'Web Content Accessibility Guidelines'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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Hi Yvette,

It is not at all unusual for the meeting to be cancelled right after a
face-to-face, especially when some members are still traveling back home.  

Also, I think you will find that the working group would cancel the call for
any holiday or event that caused a large portion of the working group to not
be present.     

This one was cancelled because of the percentage of regular members who
would not be able to attend.

Thanks 
 
Gregg

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Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D. 
Professor - Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
Director - Trace R & D Center 
University of Wisconsin-Madison 


-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of Yvette P. Hoitink
Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2003 6:13 AM
To: 'Jason White'; 'Web Content Accessibility Guidelines'
Subject: RE: No WCAG teleconference this week


I guess this is because of Thanksgiving? The US is the only country who
celebrates Thanksgiving, as far as I know. Does this mean that if the US has
a holiday, the meeting is cancelled by default? How many countries have to
celebrate a holiday before a meeting is cancelled? Or is it because the
conference bridge is located in the US?

Since this is an international newsgroup I would appreciate it if meetings
that are cancelled because of holidays somewhere in the world would be
announced a bit earlier. If I hadn't had to cancel, I would not have known
there was no meeting tonight and would have called in for nothing and
wondered what was happening.

For you Americans out there: Enjoy the holiday!

Yvette Hoitink
CEO Heritas, Enschede, The Netherlands

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Jason White
> Sent: woensdag 26 november 2003 23:35
> To: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
> Subject: No WCAG teleconference this week
> 
> 
> The regular WCAG meetings will resume next week.
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 27 November 2003 16:21:02 GMT

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