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Updated Working Draft: IndieUI Events - for Mobile and More

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2014 09:53:08 -0500
Message-ID: <538749D4.7040001@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

An updated Working Draft of IndieUI: Events includes new events and a refined technical model. It is available for review at:
       http://www.w3.org/TR/indie-ui-events/

Updates:
Information on recent and upcoming updates to the IndieUI: Events Working Draft is available in:
  * Appendix B. Normative changes since the last public working draft <http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/WD-indie-ui-events-20140529/#changelog>
  * Open issues and actions tracker <http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/track/products/2> -- lists open issues & actions, and links to closed issues & actions, which are the basis for most of the previous and upcoming updates
  * Open items in W3C Bugzilla for IndieUI: Events <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/buglist.cgi?component=IndieUI%3A%20Events&product=IndieUI&version=1.0>, where newer issues and public comments are tracked
  * Editors' Draft of IndieUI: Events <https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/IndieUI/raw-file/default/src/indie-ui-events.html> -- will have in-progress work after this publication (that might include early ideas that are not yet well developed, vetted, or approved)

Comments:
Please send any comments on this draft to the publicly-archived e-mail list:
       public-indie-ui-comments@w3.org
       by 27 June 2014

Background:
"IndieUI" - Independent User Interface - helps web applications work better with different devices (such as mobile phones and tablets), different assistive technologies (AT), and different user needs. IndieUI defines a way for different user interactions to be translated into simple events and communicated to web applications. With IndieUI, web application developers will have a uniform way to design applications that work for multiple devices and contexts.
To learn about IndieUI, see the Overview page at:
       http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/indieui    (short: http://bit.ly/IndieUIo)
Requirements for IndieUI are at:
       http://www.w3.org/TR/indie-ui-requirements/
To learn more about this work and how you can get involved, see "IndieUI: Events expands user interface interactions" blog post at:
       http://www.w3.org/QA/2013/01/indie-ui_events_fpwd

To learn about other work related to mobile accessibility, see:
       http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/

About the URI:
The first URI above goes to the latest version of the specification. The "dated" version of this Working Draft is: <http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/WD-indie-ui-events-20140529/> The difference between these URIs is explained in Referencing and Linking to WAI Guidelines and Technical Documents at: <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/linking>

Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for your comments.
Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid cross-postings where possible.

Regards,
Shawn Lawton Henry, WAI Outreach
Janina Sajka, IndieUI WG Chair
Michael Cooper, W3C Staff Contact




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Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
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