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Re: Some new mobile browsers

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2014 11:30:21 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+=z1WmarFi=neZM-Cdwnmn3PtWH0mUE8CWuk2wecNrK0uL+Dw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Richards, Jan" <jrichards@ocadu.ca>
Cc: UAWG <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Created a Wiki Page for mobile browsers
https://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/work/wiki/Mobile_accessibility_and_UAAG20 with
links to Wikipedia and MAFT browser list


On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Richards, Jan <jrichards@ocadu.ca> wrote:

>  I can imagine us keeping a list of interesting edge cases, but there is
> no way to keep an accurate list of browsers.
>
>  The place for that might be Wikipedia (
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_web_browsers,
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_browser) and then we could link to
> those pages?
>
>  -Jan
>
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> *From:* Greg Lowney [gcl-0039@access-research.org]
> *Sent:* May-08-14 3:56 AM
> *To:* Kim Patch; Jeanne Spellman
> *Cc:* UAWG
>
> *Subject:* Re: Some new mobile browsers
>
>  We could either refer to the MATF and Wikipedia pages, or import their
> content into our own. The latter allows us to make our own notes, but we'd
> have to make an effort to track any new items they add. Or we could refer
> to them and only duplicate entries for which we want to add our own
> comments.
>
> If we maintain our own page, should it be on the Wiki or on GitHub? If the
> latter, should it be a new Repository under Jeanne's account?
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: Some new mobile browsers
> From: Kim Patch <kim@redstartsystems.com> <kim@redstartsystems.com>
> To: Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org> <jeanne@w3.org>, Greg Lowney
> <gcl-0039@access-research.org> <gcl-0039@access-research.org>
> Cc: UAWG <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org> <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
> Date: 5/5/2014 10:08 AM
>
> Note that there are lists of mobile browsers on the MATF Wiki here:
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/mobile-a11y-tf/wiki/Mobile_Resources#Browsers
>
> Cheers,
> Kim
>
>  On 5/5/2014 10:13 AM, Jeanne Spellman wrote:
>
> This is a great idea, IMO!  We will need this in a few months anyway.
>
> jeanne
>
> On 5/2/2014 2:33 PM, Greg Lowney wrote:
>
> Should we maintain a list of user agents in the Wiki or on GitHub? Many
> are listed on Wikipedia
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_web_browsers), but most of the
> recent ones like these, Mercury, Aviator, Escudo, and others we've
> discussed are not.
>
> It might be good to have them listed in a table with (at minimum)
> columns for organization, platform(s), rendering engine, URL, email
> address, and comments. One could then sort or filter the table using
> GitHub's tools or a browser extension such as TableTools2, copy and
> paste it into a spreadsheet, etc.
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Some new mobile browsers
> From: Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org> <jeanne@w3.org>
> To: UAWG <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org> <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
> Date: 5/2/2014 7:12 AM
>
> These new browsers were mentioned in the Mobile Accessibility Task
> Force call today, and I thought some of the group would be interested
> in checking them out.  The are both for Windows Phone:
>
> Surfy (which has some voicing features)
>
> http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/surfy/a5820177-5118-4f34-b8c1-6715289fc321
>
>
> UC Browser
>
> http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/uc-browser/6cda5651-56b9-48b0-8771-91dbc188f873
>
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