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Re: REMINDER: Special DOM meeting for next UA Telecon

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 12:18:51 -0600
Message-Id: <199903261814.MAA18907@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: schwer@us.ibm.com
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Thats great Rich,
But I want the discussion on Wednesday to be limited to what we can say
right now with current technologies and specificatipons in the UA
guidelines.  Your knowledge and understanding of the current stengths and
limitations will be a big help in helping us determine what we can say to
developers at this instint in time.  

As PF  develops new specifications and new technologies become available
the User Agent techniques document can reflect these changes.

That said we would need to have your proposal posted at least 24 hours
before to give people a chance to review it prior to the meeting to discuss
it.  

Would that be possible?

Thanks,
Jon


At 11:27 AM 3/26/99 -0600, schwer@us.ibm.com wrote:
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>Jon,
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>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:
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>- 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)
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>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.
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>Rich
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>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
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>Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu> on 03/26/99 09:22:03 AM
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>To:   w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
>cc:    (bcc: Richard Schwerdtfeger/Austin/IBM)
>Subject:  REMINDER: Special DOM meeting for next UA Telecon
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>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
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>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
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>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
>     http://www.als.uiuc.edu/InfoTechAccess
> 
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

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