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Re: Call for Consensus (CFC): APA Comment on Picture in Picture

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 20:37:37 -0400
To: public-apa-admin@w3.org
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Becky Gibson writes:
> Colleagues: This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible
> Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group testing for agreement on an
> updated formal comment to the Picture in Picture specification.
> (https://www.w3.org/TR/picture-in-picture/)
> The document was authored by the Media Working Group
> (https://www.w3.org/media-wg/) .
> An accessibility review was requested of the APA as part of our role
> in performing horizontal review of W3C documents for accessibility
> concerns.
> It was reviewed by APA member Becky who proposed that an accessibility
> statement be included with this specification. The goal is to provide
> implementers of picture in picture with accessibility guidance. The
> following proposed accessibility  considerations statement was
> discussed at the July 28, 2021 APA meeting
> (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2021Jul/0028.html):
> It is important that the interface for picture in picture meets the
> requirements of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). All
> users must be able to find and navigate to/from the picture in picture
> and enable/disable/operate all controls using various input
> modalities, color and contrast settings, and assistive technologies.
> For example, the WCAG Guideline 2.1 requires, "Make all functionality
> available from a keyboard". Any picture in picture implementation and
> interface must be full operational with the keyboard only.
> If the group agrees, this comment will be posted to the Media Working
> Group's picture-in-picture github issues tracker
> (https://github.com/w3c/picture-in-picture/issues).
> ***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 4 August.
> 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
> Becky & Janina
> co-chairs APA Working GroupBecky Gibson
> https://www.linkedin.com/in/beckygibsona11y/
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Co-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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