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Draft for Push API

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:27:16 -0400
To: W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20170823152716.GK13789@rednote.net>

Below is a draft Accessibility Impact Section for the Push API against
which APA has provided comments suggesting additional feature support is
We have been advised our comments would be more
appropriately addressed by the Notifications specification. Meanwhile,
until the missing feature support is provided, problems for
accessibility remain for implementors of Push API.

The draft section below is intended to advise implementors of the issue
and point to the proposed solution.

<Proposed Push API Section>
Accessibility Impact (Informative)

The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group at the W3C believes there
are significant use cases requiring API support for "Do Not Disturb"
functionality in various web applications, whether accessed via mobile
device or desktop browser. We are advised by W3C colleagues that the
appropriate locus for our feature request is the Notification
specification and we have filed an issue on that specification:

[URI of issue]

Meanwhile, until the use cases described in this issue are appropriately
addressed, implementors of this specification should be aware that
accessibility problems might be triggered by implementations of this


Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

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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