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Personalization thoughts & takeaways from TPAC

From: John Foliot <john.foliot@deque.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:53:44 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKdCpxxDR+edOdLxAsVug+teP_PS0JFm3RBBrQ7kjVE-AO5+fw@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-personalization-tf <public-personalization-tf@w3.org>
Relevant Minutes:


Web Plat meeting:

   - Web Plat guidance is to likely for us ask for 1-3 new attributes

   - They would like to see the taxonomies slightly more mature (we should
   do a concatenated version as well)

   - Terence Eden: HM Gov (UK) are keen to help on this. (Spoke with
   Terrence Thursday - will forward meeting agenda/invite for our next call to

   - Don't go for a micro-syntax.

   - *Avoid AUI-* attributes.* Concerns because there is a CSS vendor that
   already uses that prefix, my (Brian Kardell) company also uses it, probably

   - Suggest not prefixing it - there are multiple use cases outside the
   personalisation semantics. Siloing it into accessibility will actually
   reduce uptake in useful scenarios.

Plenary Day Presentation:

   - Correlation with Web Publishing (Ivan Herman) - we should follow up.
   They too are interested in a general purpose attribute (purpose="").

   - The role of Web Annotations in crowd-sourced augmentation should be
   investigated (idioms and expressions - also think about "slang")

   - Q: do we have a longer-range vision statement? Where? Role of machine
   learning and AI?

   - Concern around "name" (comments about "personalization" such as
   "change my font size and remember it" in i.e. Captions)

   - Some people in the captions world worry about the change of subtitle
   text. Different constituents have different views on how it should work. *It
   also has privacy impacts, in case of JavaScript access to that type of

   - We are going to (we should) ask for a TAG review

*John Foliot* | Principal Accessibility Strategist
Deque Systems - Accessibility for Good
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