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Re: REMINDER: Special DOM meeting for next UA Telecon

From: <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 11:27:45 -0600
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Message-ID: <85256740.0060188F.00@d54mta08.raleigh.ibm.com>



Jon,

Per an action item from both the last DOM working group meeting and the
last WAI-PF meeting I am drafting a set of guidelines for loading an
assistive technology in the user agent and an API that can be implemented
by user agents to provide access to the DOM and all its window components.
We (WAI-PF) hope to develop and Accessible Object Model framework capable
of supporting XML based protocols and applications. Our goal is to have a
cohesive design and strategy to enable. Requirement areas will cover:

- Mechanism for loading assistive technologies
- Web Accessibility API specification to cover user agents and their DOM
- Mechanism for maping accessible XML schemas to DOM elements
- Accessible XML schema for providing semantics (Critical for submittals
like SVG)

This draft is not available for review yet, but it may be might be good to
make sure that we have a level set by adding a discussion of this to the
agenda.

Rich


Rich Schwerdtfeger
Lead Architect, IBM Special Needs Systems
EMail/web: schwer@us.ibm.com http://www.austin.ibm.com/sns/rich.htm

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.",
Frost



Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu> on 03/26/99 09:22:03 AM

To:   w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
cc:    (bcc: Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM)
Subject:  REMINDER: Special DOM meeting for next UA Telecon





Telecon information
Chair: Jon Gunderson
Date: Wednesday, March 31st
Time: 12:00 noon to1:30 pm Eastern Standard Time (U.S.A.)
Call-in: W3C Tobin Bridge (+1) 617-252-7000

Please submit any items you would like to have discussed at this meeting
related to DOM and Desktop Graphical User Agent exposure of information to
assistive technology for alternative rendering by Sunday evening.
The agenda will be determined Monday morning and sent to the group monday
afternoon.
Jon

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Voice: 217-244-5870
Fax: 217-333-0248
E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
WWW: http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~jongund
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