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Re: W3C Workshop on Web Games - Position Paper

From: Joshue O Connor <joconnor@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:22:43 +0100
To: lw@tetralogical.com, Matthew Tylee Atkinson <matkinson@paciellogroup.com>, public-apa@w3.org
Message-ID: <387f52a8-29f2-afdc-ab28-e55c9a33c6c2@w3.org>

On 28/04/2019 15:21, Léonie Watson wrote:
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> On 24/04/2019 10:36, Matthew Tylee Atkinson wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> The W3C is running a workshop on web games [0] and one key focus of 
>> the discussions will be accessibility. I’ve drafted a position paper, 
>> based on research in this area, which is available for APA review on 
>> the Wiki [1]. [...]
>
> The notion of using ARIA in such a way has been discussed briefly (on 
> an APA call some time ago), and I expressed concerns then. Is this 
> what this position paper is suggesting now, or is it suggesting a more 
> confined ARIA taxonomy?

Just while I think of it, rather than trying to overload existing 
semantics - abstracting game semantics for positioning etc like a 
virtual GPS (within game). Someone has probably already thought of it, 
VPS :-)

At least it has a well worn (real world) bigger brother to be modelled on.

Thanks

Josh

>
> I hope you do attend the workshop Matthew. Your experience in the 
> development and enjoyment of accessible gaming will be invaluable there.
>
> Léonie.
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>
>
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>>
>> best regards,
>>
>>
>> Matthew
>>
>> [0] https://www.w3.org/2018/12/games-workshop/
>> [1] https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/Web_Games_Workshop_Position_Paper
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>
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Emerging Web Technology Specialist/A11y (WAI/W3C)
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