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Re: W3C Access for All

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 09:20:46 -0400
Message-ID: <49E33C2E.1070309@utoronto.ca>
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Hi Simon,

I know a bit about it. My director, Jutta Treviranus, was one of the 
co-leads on the IMS AccessForAll standard 
(http://www.imsglobal.org/accessibility/accmdv1p0/imsaccmd_oviewv1p0.html).

I think that the reason it is coming in through the "Ubiquitous Web 
Applications Working Group" is that personalization goes beyond 
accessibility-related characteristics.

Cheers,
Jan



Simon Harper wrote:
> I noticed this:
> 
> Note Published: W3C Personalization Roadmap: Ubiquitous Web Integration 
> of AccessForAll 1.0
> 
> 2009-04-09: The Ubiquitous Web Applications Working Group has published 
> the Group Note of W3C Personalization Roadmap: Ubiquitous Web 
> Integration of AccessForAll 1.0. This document describes an activity of 
> integrating personalization with device context for the delivery of 
> content materials and interface components that are customized to meet 
> both individual personal needs and preferences and delivery context. It 
> brings together the work of separate standards and specifications 
> organizations and working groups, notably W3C Ubiquitous Web 
> Applications working group, IMS Global Learning Consortium Accessibility 
> Special Interest group, ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36 Information Technology for 
> Learning, Education and Training: Human Diversity and Access For All 
> working group and associated working groups in SC36. The document should 
> be viewed as a roadmap for the work to be undertaken and includes 
> description of the basis for the work, the organizational context, the 
> likely technologies and a partially complete description of how the 
> technologies fit together. Learn more about the Ubiquitous Web 
> Applications Activity.
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/NOTE-UWA-personalization-roadmap-20090409/
> 
> UAAG are mentioned quite abit as is the working group - first I wonder 
> if we know anything about this - and second why it doesn't seem to be 
> under WAI?
> 
> 
> Cheers
> Si.
> 
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Jan Richards, M.Sc.
User Interface Design Lead
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC)
Faculty of Information (i-school)
University of Toronto

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