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Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): Spoken Pronunciation Task Force

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2018 11:46:21 -0400
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To: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Cc: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>, "White, Jason J" <jjwhite@ets.org>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Accessible Platform Architectures Administration <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
+1 to support this CFC

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On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 6:47 PM John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com> wrote:

> I support the bulk of this, but have some concerns.
>
> Specifically, the *Objective *section suggests developing "... a solution
> in the context of existing W3C technologies...", and further developing
> "...a consistent mechanism to incorporate SSML into HTML..."
>
> Yet the *Scope of Work* states:
>
> The Spoken Presentation Task Force will develop:
>
>
>    - Gap analysis;
>    - Use cases and requirements document;
>    - A *document proposing a technical approach* for providing the
>    solution to address the need for accurate pronunciation and presentation of
>    spoken content in various languages.
>
> As such, it appears that the *Objectives *and *Scope of Work* are not
> fully aligned. To be clear, I support the work items outlined in the *Scope
> of Work*, while noting that the final deliverable is a "proposal", and
> not a "solution" or "consistent mechanism".
>
> I agree with Léonie that wider review will be needed *before *a solution
> is standardized, but I support the creation of this Task Force as pursuing
> important activities under the umbrella of the APA WG.
>
> JF
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 4:04 PM, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:
>
>> I don't support this CFC.
>>
>> This is an interesting and enormously interesting area, but I'm concerned
>> about incubating it in isolation. It would be disappointing to see time and
>> effort put into these proposals, only to find out later that there is
>> little or no interest from implementors, authors, and others.
>>
>> My suggestion is to focus the TF on producing the first two deliverables
>> mentioned in the work statement:
>> * Gap analysis
>> * Use cases and requirements document
>>
>> That would then enable us to take these documents to the wider community
>> for comment, and enable us to ascertain whether there is sufficient
>> interest from implementors and authors, before getting into the detail of
>> proposing a specification and/or specific approach (something that should
>> be done with much wider input in any case).
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Léonie.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 01/10/2018 18:24, White, Jason J wrote:
>>
>>> +1
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
>>> Sent: Monday, October 1, 2018 1:17 PM
>>> To: public-apa-admin@w3.org
>>> Subject: Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): Spoken Pronunciation Task
>>> Force
>>>
>>> Colleagues:
>>>
>>> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
>>> Architectures (APA) Working Group on a Work Statement for our new Spoken
>>> Pronunciation Task Force available at:
>>>
>>>
>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FWAI%2FAPA%2Ftask-forces%2Fpronunciation%2Fwork-statement&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cjjwhite%40ets.org%7C91ca25485a014a0dab6d08d627c1bf63%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C636740110428237443&amp;sdata=ehw5rajqFM%2FgrDXFvbNYMV0TubnYGrZSbULrZkEN54s%3D&amp;reserved=0
>>>
>>> It is hereby proposed to adopt this draft Work Statement as the
>>> foundational document for this APA Task Force.
>>>
>>> *       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 7 October.
>>>
>>> Janina
>>>
>>> NOTE: This Call for Consensus (CfC) is being conducted pursuant to the
>>> APA Decision Policy available at:
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
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>>>
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>> @LeonieWatson @tink@toot.cafe Carpe diem
>>
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>
>
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