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Decision on CfC: Publish Content Usable as W3C Note

From: Janina Sajka (janina@rednote.net) <(janina@rednote.net)>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:12:25 -0400
To: Accessible Platform Architectures Administration <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
Cc: W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>, AGWG Chairs <group-ag-chairs@w3.org>, coga@rednote.net
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Only messages of support have been received in response to the Call for
Consensus below. This publication is therefore agreed to as a consensus
decision of APA.

The head of thread for this CfC is here:


Janina and Becky
APA Co-Chairs

Janina Sajka writes:
> Colleagues:
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group testing whether we have group
> consensus to publish Content Usable as a W3C Note.  The document to
> review is here:
> https://raw.githack.com/w3c/coga/c069311e31de5aaafcecbb778fd5f466b99272eb/content-usable/index.html
> As customary, editorial enhancements may proceed during this CfC, eg.
> there are some known stray characters currently in the document.
> However, any substantive concerns which emerge during this CfC  will
> need to be resolved before APA could agree to advancing this document to
> W3C Note status.
> ***Background***
> This document is the outcome of a multiyear project in the Cognitive and
> Learning Disabilities (COGA) Task Force.  It has been written for people
> who make Web content.  applications. It provides advice on how to make
> content usable for people who live with learning and cognitive
> disabilities. It describes:
> *	Aims and objectives of usable content,
> )*	Design patterns (ways) to make content usable,
> *	Personas describing who the guidance is for.
> Editorial work on the document may continue beyond the end of this CfC
> and will continue to be welcome.
> ***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, Wednesday 14 April.
> NOTE: COGA is a joint task force of both APA-WG and AG-WG. Members of
> APA who are also members of AG should be sure to express their opinion
> in both working groups.
> NOTE: This Call for Consensus is being conducted in accordance with the
> APA Decision Policy published at:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/decision-policy
> Janina and Becky
> -- 
> 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


Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Co-Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
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