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Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): New COGA Document FPWD

From: Becky Gibson <becky@knowbility.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:40:34 -0500
Cc: Accessible Platform Architectures Administration <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E87F928C-EA64-47D2-9EBF-D5C9D07CFF3F@knowbility.org>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
+1


> On Nov 28, 2018, at 11:11 AM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> 
> Colleagues:
> 
> This is a request from the Cognitive and Learning Disabilities (COGA) Task
> Force to both of COGA's parent WAI Working Groups, the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group, and the Accessible Guidelines (AG) Working
> Group.
> 
> This CfC seeks consensus to split the existing COGA Gap Analysis Working Draft
> publication into two separate note-track documents.
> 
> As work on the existing Gap Analysis document has progressed, what began as an
> Appendix has grown in import and size to the extent that COGA now believes our
> target audience for these documents is better served by two separate documents
> rather than a single document. That is the basis for this CfC.
> 
> If this Call for Consensus fails, no change will result.
> 
> If the Call for Consensus is approved:
> 
> 1. The existing COGA Gap Analysis document will be split into two separate note track documents as follows:
> 
> - Gap Analysis 
> https://w3c.github.io/coga/gap-analysis/ 
> 
> - A First Public Working Draft (FPWD) of "Making content usable for people with cognitive and learning disabilities" will be authorized: 
> https://w3c.github.io/coga/content-usable/ 
> 
> 2. Standing permission for COGA to publish updated working drafts will be authorized for both documents.
> 
> Please note that there is a 'Design Themes' section in the new document which
> has links to a third document. There is still discussion about the name and
> optimal disposition of that third document. Whether or not it eventually
> becomes an additional note track document is not part of this CfC. 
> 
> 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, Tuesday 4 December.
> 
> IMPORTANT: If you are a member of both AG and APA you should vote on both CfCs. AG and APA need to determine whether a consensus exists independently of each other.
> 
> Thanking you for your attention on this question,
> 
> Alastair Campbell
> AG Co-Chair
> 
> Janina Sajka
> APA Chair
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> Janina Sajka
> 
> 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
> 
> 
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