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Re: EZAccess techniques referenced in UA techniques document

From: Earl Johnson <Earl.Johnson@eng.sun.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 16:37:08 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199911130037.QAA00859@taller.eng.sun.com>
To: jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Hi Jon,

How many technique or protocol proposals will be in this section? 

Also, how would this category be referenced in the main document?

Finally, how do new strategies get into the doc after it goes out?

My general concerns in asking these questions are that 
- by mentioning only a couple approaches it could be construed as the
  document's recommended approach no matter what the disclaimer

- if it doesn't get updated in internet time, enquiring designers will
  miss out on a whole slew possibilities to consider that are or will
  be emerging from the telecomm, auto, etc. interaction environments.

- if EZAccess or AIIP don't work for the designer they'll think access
  isn't readily acheivable.

Earl

> 
> Gregg,
> Would you like to see the EZAccess techniques referenced in the USer Agent
> Guidelines?
> 
> Basically it would be a URL reference in the User Agents techniques
> document to the Trace Web Site related to the EZAccess techniques.  The US
> techniques document would have about one line about what type of user agent
> developers may want to visit the EZAccess site.  No details of EZAccess
> implmentation would be included in the UA techniques document.
> 
> I proposed this to the User Agent working group and most people are not
> familar with the EZAccess techniques.  I have seen them demonstrated, but
> an not completely familar with the details of the technologies Trace and
> others are developing.  The current Trace web pages related to EZAccess
> seem to be under construction, so I wanted to get your opinion on whether
> you felt it should be included.  
> 
> Thanks,
> Jon
> 
> Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
> Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
> Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
> Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
> College of Applied Life Studies
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> 
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> 
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> 
> 
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