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Re: User Agent Teleconference for 24 July 2008

From: Simon Harper <simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 09:10:36 +0100
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Cc: <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
To: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>

Hi there everyone,

Just to let you know - I'll be scribing tonight - so please be  
patient - If you see names I'm getting wrong please just go ahead and  
correct them or just let me know.


Cheers
Si.

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University of Manchester (UK)

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On 23 Jul 2008, at 18:55, Jim Allan wrote:

>
> Chair: Judy Brewer & Jim Allan
> Date: Thursday, 24 July 2008
> Time: 2:00-3:30 pm Boston Local Time, USA (19:00-20:00 UTC/GMT)
> Call-in: Zakim bridge at: +1-617-761-6200, code 82941# for UK use
> 44-117-370-6152
> IRC: sever: irc.w3.org, port: 6665, channel: #ua.
> Scribe schedule and scribing help: http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/ 
> scribing.html
>
> Agenda
> 1. Regrets, agenda requests, comments?
>
> 2. Participant schedule for remainder of July, August
>
> 3. Schedule for Publication of next draft (and related Charter issues)
>
> 4. Keyboarding refocus:
> In UAAG20 there are 8 guidelines (4.1 - 4.8) related to operation  
> of the
> user agent. We are currently working on 4.1. It is the most general  
> of the
> guidelines related to Principle 4 - Ensure that the user interface is
> operable. Please pay close attention to the references to UAAG10.  
> They can
> provide insight and orientation as to how these Success Criteria were
> generated. Keyboard operation is a non-trivial topic. We have put much
> effort into getting things right. Thank-you.
>
> UAAG20 is a major overhaul of UAAG10. As such, the working group  
> decided to
> follow and extend the structure established by WCAG and ATAG. We have
> reorganized all UAAG10 checkpoints into UAAG20's 5 principles
>     * PRINCIPLE 1. Follow applicable specifications and conventions
>     * PRINCIPLE 2. Facilitate access by assistive technologies
>     * PRINCIPLE 3: Ensure that the user interface is perceivable
>     * PRINCIPLE 4. Ensure that the user interface is operable
>     * PRINCIPLE 5: Ensure that the user interface is understandable
>
> We have many new people on the group. We have also been extremely  
> focused on
> one narrow topic. It seems we were stuck. Last week, Jan, Kelly,  
> Jeanne, and
> Jim took an action item to spend some time reviewing the current  
> keyboard
> work and come up with some
>
> Basic Keyboard Principles for use as a foundation. They are listed  
> below.
>
> A. you can navigate to, operate and activate every function from the
> keyboard - move/jump, select (any/all)
>
> B. you can activate certain important functions with simple actions.
>
> C. you and your AT knows what keys (functions) work in the given
> viewport/interface - there are meta content available (visually and
> programmatically) to let you know what keys are available - under line
> characters on menus and buttons, grayed out items, links are
> blue/underlined/mouse_cursor_changes, short-cut keys delineated
>
> D. user can change keys used to perform functions
>
> E. user controls activation of any actionable items
>
>> From the above we created a New Success Criteria list -
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/2008/keyboardProposals20080722.html.
> In the process we discovered that some Success Criteria are already  
> in place
> elsewhere in UAAG20.
>
> It was time to back up a bit and look at the forest. I reviewed  
> UAAG10 and
> UAAG20 in relation to our current work. The results can be seen at
> www.tsbvi.edu/technology/uawg/thrashing.htm
>
> I suggest the working group review the Thrashing document. Let us  
> focus our
> attention on the 6 remaining Success criteria, agree on wording,  
> levels, and
> Move On.
>
> For review:
> Old success criteria list
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/2008/keyboardProposals20080714.html
>
> UAAG20 keyboard guideline
> http://www.w3.org/TR/UAAG20/#principle-operable
>
> UAAG10
> http://www.w3.org/tr/uaag10
>
>
> Jim Allan, Webmaster & Accessibility Coordinator
> Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
> 1100 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78756
> voice 512.206.9315    fax: 512.206.9264  http://www.tsbvi.edu/
> "We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us." McLuhan, 1964
>
>
>
>
Received on Thursday, 24 July 2008 08:11:12 GMT

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