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Re: Request for guidance from AGWG re mathematical markup

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:20:57 -0500
To: Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>
Cc: George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>, "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken" <tsiegman@wiley.com>, Jason White <jjwhite@ets.org>, W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20200225212057.GF2387@rednote.net>
Thanks, Charles! And, my apologies for forgetting to include you in the
initial cc's.

Janina

Charles LaPierre writes:
> Hi Janina, I will attend this meeting and give some updates on a number of these fronts as I am sure George can as well, and thanks to George things in Chemistry has not stalled ;)
> 
> 
> Thanks
> EOM
> Charles LaPierre
> Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible
> Twitter: @CLaPierreA11Y
> Skype: charles_lapierre
> 
> 
> On Feb 25, 2020, at 11:42 AM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net<mailto:janina@rednote.net>> wrote:
> 
> Colleagues:
> 
> The Silver Task Force of AGWG has mathematical equations destined for
> WCAG 3.0. The source is currently maintained in latex, but that will not
> suffice for document publication in html.
> 
> APA's help has been requested for determining the best markup
> approach--perhaps even in time for the FPWD of WCAG 3.0, and certainly
> by the time that specification becomes a W3C recommendation in a couple
> years. Please see Jeanne Spellman's attached request.
> 
> So, I'm adding this item as a brief agendum at the top of the APA
> teleconference call for this Wednesday 26 February. I don't expect we'll
> arrive at the final answer for Silver, but we should be able to better understand the
> need and identify who we need to pulled into the conversation.
> 
> It's also our (APA's) opportunity to ask about the status of
> enhancements to MathML, and to markup for Chemistry that got such a
> great start about a year ago. I'm hoping we'll learn that work is
> proceeding apace, but I'm concerned it may have stalled.
> 
> If you're able to join the APA teleconference for this issue at 12:00
> (Noon) Boston Time this Wednesday 26 February, you are most welcome. I
> understand this is very little advance notice. If not, the topic will be
> back. Updates via email on list (in response to this email) are, of
> course, also most welcome.
> 
> Thanking you in advance,
> 
> Janina
> 
> 
> --
> 
> 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
> 
> 
> From: Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com>
> Subject: APA agenda item for including complex math in Silver
> Date: February 25, 2020 at 7:47:01 AM PST
> To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, "Sajka, Janina" <sajkaj@amazon.com>
> 
> 
> 
> Hi Janina,
> 
> In the Silver meeting today we were looking at the mathematical formulas we wish to include in WCAG 3.0 (formerly Silver) in the section on Visual Contrast.  We want to know what APA recommends as the technology to use to include math in HTML documents.
> 
> Minutes of Silver meeting<https://www.w3.org/2020/02/25-silver-minutes.html#item02>
> 
> Draft of the WCAG 3.0 Visual Contrast Method<https://raw.githack.com/Myndex/silver/master/guidelines/methods/Method-font-characteristic-contrast.html#tab5>
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> jeanne
> 
> 
> 

-- 

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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