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Re: Microsoft's ARIA annotations proposal

From: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 10:36:32 -0500
Message-ID: <CAKdCpxwECWOPKX6egOrvG2juwJKyoa6n+VN5wsi9UTQGE=2eoQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>
Cc: ARIA Working Group <public-aria@w3.org>, W3C PF - DPUB Joint Task Force <public-dpub-aria@w3.org>, DPUB mailing list <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
+1 to Aaron, and I suspect that the folks over in dPub WG would be
interested and supportive of this as well.


On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 9:35 AM, Aaron Leventhal <aleventhal@google.com>

> Hello, I was reading the ARIA annotations issue
> <https://github.com/w3c/aria/issues/749> and the linked Microsoft
> Position Paper on Annotations
> <https://www.w3.org/2014/04/annotation/submissions/Microsoft_Position_Paper_on_Annotations.pdf>
> .
> All I can say is, yes, we need this. With perhaps a few minor tweaks, the
> proposal is already pretty solid. It would solve a lot of real problems in
> group document editors. This would be very helpful for end users.
> I'd like to see annotations sooner than the 1.4 time frame, and look
> forward to implementing in Chrome, and working with platform API specs and
> AT vendors as well.
> I propose we get this on the agenda for an upcoming meeting.
> Thank you,
> Aaron

John Foliot
Principal Accessibility Strategist
Deque Systems Inc.

Advancing the mission of digital accessibility and inclusion
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