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Re: Request for joint meeting during TPAC

From: Kip Gilbert <kgilbert@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:18:25 +0900
Cc: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, wilso@google.com, Dom Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, Atsushi Shimono <atsushi@w3.org>, Nell Waliczek <nhw@amazon.com>, public-immersive-web-wg@w3.org, public-silver@w3.org, public-apa@w3.org, public-rqtf@w3.org, lw@tetralogical.com, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, joconnor@w3.org, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, sajkaj@amazon.com
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To: Ada Rose Cannon <ada@ada.is>
I will be there also.

Cheers,
  Kearwood “Kip” Gilbert

> On Sep 18, 2019, at 12:39 PM, Ada Rose Cannon <ada@ada.is> wrote:
> 
> Yes I will be there.
> 
>> On Wed, 18 Sep 2019, 11:28 Chris Wilson, <cwilso@google.com> wrote:
>> Ooof, that's an unfortunate change.  That's right in the middle of the WICG meeting I have to co-chair, so I won't be able to attend.  Ada?
>> 
>>> On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 8:14 AM Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
>>> Thank you, Chris,and greetings all. I can now also confirm the AOM and XR 
>>> session Thursday at 9.
>>> 
>>> Janina
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On September 17, 2019 06:44:22 Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> > I will personally make it to the first part (9-10:30), but not the second
>>> > (conflicts with WICG).
>>> >
>>> > On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 5:23 AM Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >>
>>> >> Hello Ada, All:
>>> >>
>>> >> Thank you for your response.
>>> >>
>>> >> The times noted in my message are still correct. I am still listing
>>> >> Thursday at 11 as unconfirmed because I haven't confirmed that Alice
>>> >> Boxhaul and/or James Craig will be available, and we need them for a
>>> >> meaningful AOM conversation. I'll advise when that becomes confirmed.
>>> >>
>>> >> Please also note that our conversation with the TAG Friday at 11 has two
>>> >> unrelated topics, one of which is XR. It's probably a bit much for just
>>> >> an hour's conversation, but I think we can make it work.
>>> >>
>>> >> We're very much looking forward to meeting with you and others from
>>> >> Immersive Web.
>>> >>
>>> >> Best,
>>> >>
>>> >> Janiona
>>> >>
>>> >> Ada Rose Cannon writes:
>>> >> > I'm informing our participants at TPAC about these meetings today, have
>>> >> the timings of these scheduled conversations remained the same?
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Ada
>>> >> >
>>> >> > On August 30, 2019 at 15:20 GMT, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
>>> >> wrote:
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Dear W3C Colleagues:
>>> >> >
>>> >> > The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group would like to
>>> >> > meet jointly with members of Immersive Web during TPAC in Fukuoka.
>>> >> > Unfortunately, our meeting schedules do not overlap, so an actual joint
>>> >> > meeting doesn't appear feasible.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > We're hoping a few members of Immersive Web might still be at TPAC and
>>> >> > available for a joint conversation at one time or another during the APA
>>> >> meeting later in the
>>> >> > week. We've provisionally scheduled several XR related conversations;
>>> >> and we'd be delighted for your members participation in any (or all) of
>>> >> them:
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Thursday at 11:00 -- Applicability of AOM[1] to XR [Unconfirmed)
>>> >> >
>>> >> > * Friday from 09:00 until about 10:30 AM: Open XR Discussions
>>> >> >
>>> >> > * Friday at 11:00: Joint meeting with TAG; including relative
>>> >> > * merits for semantics of WebGL, WASM, and WebGPU (among other
>>> >> > * topics)
>>> >> >
>>> >> > We also have some remaining opportunity to schedule different (or
>>> >> additional) time. Please let us know if that could be helpful.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Bottom line? We'd appreciate some of your time if you're still at
>>> >> > TPAC. We have a growing agenda of questions, and that's a sure sign to
>>> >> > us that we need your guidance.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Here's a quick overview of some of our recent XR discussions:
>>> >> >
>>> >> > * A response to your XR Device API review request is in
>>> >> > process.[2] I expect you will have our formal response before TPAC.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > * Our review of your specification was initially assigned to two
>>> >> > * APA members[3] Their reviews contain several questions and
>>> >> > * concerns that would benefit from joint discussion.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > * Furthermore, Our Research Questions Task Force (RQTF) has been
>>> >> > * diligently investigating the opportunities afforded by XR as well as
>>> >> the
>>> >> > accessibility challenges this emerging technology presents to users who
>>> >> > are persons with disabilities.[4]
>>> >> >
>>> >> > We note that the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group's Silver Task
>>> >> > Force also is meeting in Fukuoka and has scoped including accessibility
>>> >> > guidance for XR in future AGWG accessibility standards, so we're also
>>> >> > inviting them.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > We are also pleased to note the announced W3C Workshop: " "Inclusive
>>> >> > Design for Immersive Web."[5]
>>> >> >
>>> >> > We hope to use all these opportunities to build helpful relationships
>>> >> among our various W3C groups and
>>> >> > get on the same page regarding achieving accessibility in XR. Fukuoka
>>> >> > seems our best opportunity near term. We hope you will join our
>>> >> > conversations. If you're able to participate, please respond to this
>>> >> > email so we can gain a sense of whom to expect.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Please also feel free to share this invitation with anyone you believe
>>> >> would
>>> >> > be interested in the topic of accessibility in XR.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Thanking you in advance for your consideration and looking forward to
>>> >> > greeting you in person in Japan,
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Janina Sajka, Chair
>>> >> > Accessible Platform Architectures (APA)
>>> >> > http://www.w3.org/wai/apa/
>>> >> >
>>> >> > [1] https://wicg.github.io/aom/
>>> >> > [2]
>>> >> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa-admin/2019Aug/0017.html
>>> >> > [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2019Jul/0051.html
>>> >> > [4]
>>> >> https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/task-forces/research-questions/wiki/Main_Page
>>> >> > [5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2019Aug/0067.html
>>> >> >
>>> >> > --
>>> >> >
>>> >> > 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)
>>> >> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures        http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 

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