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Re: ACTION-2053: Draft-y language for Accessibility Considerations sections

From: Shane McCarron <shane@spec-ops.io>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2016 07:19:32 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJdbnOAKu4a8zerXwLuM9_eT3WTg0FHw=k82PaXH09ARiOQ06Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>
Cc: Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group <public-apa@w3.org>
Why thank you *blush*.  Does that mean you approve of this draft-y language?

On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 11:05 AM, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com
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> You **are** good Shane!
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> *From:* Shane McCarron [mailto:shane@spec-ops.io]
> *Sent:* Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:13 AM
> *To:* public-apa@w3.org
> *Subject:* ACTION-2053: Draft-y language for Accessibility Considerations
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> Here is some drafty language.  This might need to be tuned for the various
> specifications that we are looking at, but it is a starting point.
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> N.N. Accessibility Considerations
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> This specification has no defined user interface.  Consequently, there are
> no specific accessibility requirements on implementations. However, to the
> extent that an implementation provides user interactions to support this
> specification, the implementation must ensure that interface is exposed to
> the platform accessibility API.  Moreover, implementors should take into
> consideration the needs or their users with varying abilities when
> designing solutions that support this specification. For example, the use
> of biometric authentication techniques should be varied enough to allow for
> people with widely different physical abilities.
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> P.S.  Note that this came up in the Payments Accessibility meeting today
> too,  The Browser Payment API spec and the Payment Application spec will
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> Shane McCarron
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> Projects Manager, Spec-Ops
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Shane McCarron
Projects Manager, Spec-Ops
Received on Tuesday, 9 August 2016 12:20:27 UTC

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