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UAAG Review Deadline Extended - Last Call Working Draft of UAAG 2.0 for browsers & other 'user agents'

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:50:25 -0600
Message-ID: <52CC6891.6010804@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
CC: Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>, Kelly Ford <Kelly.Ford@microsoft.com>, Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Dear WAI IG,

The review period for the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 2.0 Last Call Working Draft is extended to 31 January 2014 based on multiple requests.

Please send comments on UAAG 2.0 and/or its companion document, Implementing UAAG 2.0, to:
	*by 31 January 2014*

See the e-mail below for more information.

If you have questions, please contact Jeanne Spellman, the W3C Staff Contact to the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG): <http://www.w3.org/People/jeanne/>.


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Call For Review: Last Call Working Draft of UAAG 2.0 for browsers & other 'user agents'
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:20:01 -0600
From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
CC: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>, Kelly Ford <Kelly.Ford@microsoft.com>,  Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

Calling all developers of browsers, media players, web applications, assistive technologies, plug-ins, extensions, accessibility APIs (application programming interfaces) — and anyone interested in web accessibility: Now is the time for you to review UAAG 2.0 —-- we published the Last Call Working Draft today.
	User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 2.0 Last Call Working Draft

Changes since the last UAAG 2.0 Working Draft are described in the Status section at:

An updated Working Draft of Implementing UAAG 2.0 Working Draft is also available for review at:

Please send comments to the publicly-archived list:
	*by 16 December 2013*

Working on UAAG:
We welcome help developing UAAG. If you might be interested in actively participating in the UAAG Working Group, please read: Participating in WAI at <http://www.w3.org/WAI/participation>. Developers considering implementing UAAG 2.0, please contact Jeanne Spellman <http://www.w3.org/People/jeanne/>

UAAG defines how browsers, media players, and other "user agents" should support accessibility for people with disabilities and work with assistive technologies. Implementing UAAG 2.0 provides additional information about the guidelines and success criteria, including intent, examples, and resources. For more information on UAAG and other standards from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), see:
* UAAG Overview <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/uaag.php>
* WAI Guidelines and Techniques <http://www.w3.org/WAI/guid-tech.html>
* User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG) <http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/>

About the URIs:
The first links above go to the latest version of the documents. The "dated" versions are:
* http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-UAAG20-20131107/
* http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-IMPLEMENTING-UAAG20-20131107/
The difference between these links are explained in Referencing and Linking to WAI Guidelines and Technical Documents at: <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/linking.html>

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.

Shawn Henry, WAI Outreach
Jim Allan, UAWG Co-Chair
Kelly Ford, UAWG Co-Chair
Jeanne Spellman, UAWG W3C Staff Contact

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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