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Re: FW: [Bug 10525] New: Please try to improve Bugzilla's accessibility/usability problems before Last Call

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2010 10:42:15 -0400
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100901144215.GO14334@sonata.rednote.net>
Hi, Paul:

Paul Cotton writes:
> I seem to remember that the accessibility of Bugzilla was discussed at a previous A11Y TF meeting.  
I don't recall a conversation on HTML-A11Y. I do recall a conversation
in HCG.

However, this is certainly a worthy topic for HTML-A11Y, and I am happy
to add it to our Thursday agenda.

Meanwhile, any specifics that people can share via email would, I'm
sure, be much appreciated.

As I recall the HCG conversation ...

*	We needed to confirm whether W3C was using latest Bugzilla as
*	this question invariably comes up when enhancements are proposed
*	upstream.

*	We wanted to see how we might enhance W3C bugzilla a11y via any
*	configuration changes in the W3C deployment.

*	We might then want to propose changes upstream to default
*	Bugzilla.


> Can someone help me remember that discussion and/or point me to the minutes of that discussion?
> Are there any outstanding explicit or implicit action items on this topic?
> /paulc
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: bugzilla@jessica.w3.org [mailto:bugzilla@jessica.w3.org] 
> Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2010 10:06 AM
> To: Paul Cotton
> Subject: [Bug 10525] New: Please try to improve Bugzilla's accessibility/usability problems before Last Call
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10525
>            Summary: Please try to improve Bugzilla's
>                     accessibility/usability problems before Last Call
>            Product: HTML WG
>            Version: unspecified
>           Platform: PC
>                URL: http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-polic
>                     y.html
>         OS/Version: All
>             Status: NEW
>           Keywords: a11y
>           Severity: normal
>           Priority: P2
>          Component: working group Decision Policy
>         AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
>         ReportedBy: laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com
>          QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
>                 CC: mjs@apple.com, Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com,
>                     rubys@intertwingly.net, mike@w3.org
> Bugzilla is a major component in the HTML Decision Process, which states
> "Issues should be filed as bugs in W3C Bugzilla to be formally considered." 
> Accessibility/usability problems have been identified.
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Jul/0146.html
> I know Paul said that he would watch the comment list and assist people if they
> have trouble, which is helpful. But it would be great if people could file bugs
> directly without encountering major accessibility/usability problems.
> Thanks.
> References:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Jul/0152.html
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Jul/0164.html
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0421.html
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0424.html
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0428.html
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0435.html
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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200

Chair, Open Accessibility	janina@a11y.org	
Linux Foundation		http://a11y.org

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Web Accessibility Initiative	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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