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Re: Tenative meeting on the DOM with AT vendors for the User Agent Guidelines

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2000 13:01:16 -0600
Message-Id: <4.1.20000202130058.01a59850@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu (mark novak)
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org
Will you be able to attend the Feburary 17th?

Jon


At 11:05 AM 2/2/00 -0600, mark novak wrote:
>hi Jon
>
>At 3:30 PM 2/1/00, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>>Mark,
>>The only real discussion about DOM in the current UA guidelines is for the
>>full implementation of DOM level 1 to provide access to the content.  This
>>is a big enough problem for the working groups and developers right now.
>>The idea of adding chrome to the DOM is an idea of interest to the current
>>UA group, but it really will not effect the current guidelines.  Our
>>biggest job right now is educating of AT developers of the DOM capabilities
>>and encouraging them to support the use of DOM to access content.  This
>>support should be based on having access to information they do not have
>>right now through other means or it will be easier to get the information
>>through DOM.
>
>not suggesting any changes to the UA guidelines regarding DOM.  I agree
>that the UA group needs to focus on education and support.   Was responding
>to your request about a MTG with AT vendors.
>
>mark
>

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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