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RE: DRAFT: Proposal for a user agent workshop on accessibility

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 14:09:43 -0500
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To: jimallan@tsbvi.edu
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Thanks Jim I have updated the web page with a few edits.


At 01:42 PM 9/15/2003 -0500, you wrote:

>Section: Workshop Goal
>text: The results of this workshop will be to inform the W3C's decisions
>making on future user agent accessibility efforts, stimulate discussion of
>user agent accessibility within the development and consumer communities,
>and facilitate coordination with organizations engaged in related efforts.
>discussion: This seems to be missing some words. I have tried various words
>but none make sense. Perhaps it should read "The results of this workshop
>will be to inform the W3C's decision makers on ...." Is this correct?
>Section: Position Papers
>text: Paragraph 1 -  These papers will also be made available to the public
>from the W3C Web site.
>         Paragraph 5 - Position papers will be published on the public Web 
> pages of
>the workshop, so position papers and slides of presentations must be
>available for public dissemination.
>discussion: the text of these 2 statements should be aligned. Suggest:
>adding a linked reference to both statement [WAI/UAAG] with link pointing to
>UAAG home page which would have a link to the workshop materials.
>Section: Position Papers
>text: Paragraph 6 -  Presenters will also make the slides of the
>presentation available on the workshop Web home page.
>discussion: this should also reference or repeat the requirements listed in
>Paragraph 5 - "The allowed format is HTML/XHTML which is at least W3C WCAG
>1.0 Double-A compliant". PowerPoint should be allowed, but an assessable
>version must also be supplied.
>Section: Venue
>text: To be announced, probably in the bay area of California
>discussion: should "bay area" be "Bay Area"
>-----Original Message-----
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>Behalf Of Jon Gunderson
>Sent: Monday, September 15, 2003 12:11 PM
>To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org; w3c-wai-cg@w3.org
>Subject: DRAFT: Proposal for a user agent workshop on accessibility
>Importance: High
>I have drafted an overview of a W3C Workshop on User Agent Accessibility
>[1].   Please read and comment.
>In addition to editorial and scope comments, other things that need
>attention are:
>1. Workshop Chairs
>2. Program Chairs
>3. Program committee
>4. W3C resources needed
>I assume the current UA working group would be part of the Program
>Committee.  But I think we would like to find chairs that would represent
>not only W3C but companies, organizations and consumer groups involved with
>user agent accessibility.  If people have any ideas please send them to me
>or Matt.  This will be important to recruit participation in the workshop.
>We have also talked about having the workshop held in conjunction with
>another working group.  Are their any other WAI groups interested in doing
>a joint workshop at that time on a related topic?
>[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WS1/
>Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
College of Applied Life Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820

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