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Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): Web Payments Accessibility CG

From: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:18:05 -0500
Message-ID: <CAKdCpxzRAqV2_16m3i2wsSPzeXdBkm8JaDkXvFLwYsC1aciwZA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Cc: Accessible Platform Architectures Administration <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
+1 to this.

JF

On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 2:07 PM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:

> +1
>
> Janina
>
> Janina Sajka writes:
> > Colleagues:
> >
> > This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> > Architectures (APA) Working Group on a proposal to create the Web
> > Payments Accessibility Community Group.
> >
> > *     BACKGROUND
> >
> > We have committed to provide all necessary use cases and requirements,
> > as well as specification and document review of W3C's Web Payments
> > Activity:
> >
> > To date this activity has been conducted by an informal APA Subteam
> > which has met from time to time, has reviewed and provided us comments
> > on several Web Payments specifications, and has begun a note track
> > document laying out use cases and requirements regarding web payments
> > accessibility in a document entitled the "Payments Accessibility User
> > Requirements (PAUR)."
> >
> > This Call for Consensus (CfC) proposes that APA establish a W3C
> > Community Group to work on these issues in order to expand participation
> > in this effort beyond existing W3C membership. In particular we are
> > aware of several nonmembers willing and interested in participating in
> > this work effort.
> >
> > *     THE PROPOSAL
> >
> > group name:    Web Payments Accessibility Community Group
> > short name:    payments-a11y
> >
> > description:
> >
> > <p>The mission of the Web Payments Accessibility Community Group
> > (Payments A11Y CG) is to provide an ongoing forum for the evaluation and
> > articulation of comprehensive support for accessibility to people with
> > disabilities in W3C web payments-related specifications and technical
> > documents. These specifications are generally developed by the <a
> > href="https://www.w3.org/Payments/WG/">Web Payments Working
> Group</a>.</p>
> >
> > <p>The Payments A11Y CG will track developments in, and work
> > collaboratively with the various groups in W3C's <a
> > href="http://www.w3.org/Payments/">Web Payments Activity</a>, and most
> > particularly with the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Payments/IG/">Web
> > Payments Interest Group</a></p>
> >
> > <p>The Payments A11Y CG will develop and document use cases and
> > requirements to support accessibility in web payments across all known
> > scenarios that encompass the widely varying technologies and human
> > abilities utilized by persons living with physical, cognitive, and
> > sensory disabilities to be submitted to the <a
> > href="https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/">Accessible Platform Architectures
> > (APA) Working Group</a> for consideration as a potential W3C Note,
> > "Payments Accessibility User Requirements (PAUR)."</p>
> >
> > <p>The Payments A11Y CG shall additionally advise APA on
> > payments-related specifications and technical documents being developed
> > by W3C groups to assist APA in its chartered horizontal review
> > responsibility.</p>
> >
> > *       ACTION TO TAKE
> >
> > This CfC is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of
> > support via email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though
> > messages of support are certainly welcome.
> >
> > If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
> > proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
> > than 23:59 (Midnight) Boston Time, Sunday 19 March.
> >
> > Janina
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > Janina Sajka, Phone:  +1.443.300.2200
> >                       sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> >               Email:  janina@rednote.net
> >
> > Linux Foundation Fellow
> > Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:     http://a11y.org
> >
> > The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> > Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures      http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
> >
>
> --
>
> Janina Sajka,   Phone:  +1.443.300.2200
>                         sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
>                 Email:  janina@rednote.net
>
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:       http://a11y.org
>
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures        http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
>
>
>


-- 
John Foliot
Principal Accessibility Strategist
Deque Systems Inc.
john.foliot@deque.com

Advancing the mission of digital accessibility and inclusion
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