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Re: Introducing COGA to the Module 1 attributes

From: Lionel Wolberger <lionel@userway.org>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2021 23:06:02 +0200
Message-ID: <CAHOHNHf8=EyPKG7fQ=v+WWccQB3+aukbr5Yt+06OhQpK5N7ULw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Matthew Atkinson <matkinson@tpgi.com>
Cc: "public-personalization-tf@w3.org" <public-personalization-tf@w3.org>
Thank you for representing our work so ably and sharing this detailed and
vivid summary.

Sometimes the best news is between the lines: if I read this correctly, in
this case I see no real objections, and that’s great news indeed.

- Lionel

On Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 22:24 Matthew Atkinson <matkinson@tpgi.com> wrote:

> Hello Personalization,
>
> I was invited to join COGA's call earlier today and introduced them to the
> purpose, action, destination and symbol attributes in a bit more detail
> than on the TPAC calls. Lisa helped address the group's questions on the
> work we are doing. We got quite a bit of helpful feedback, including some
> very exciting links to similar work on which we might build. As with our
> TPAC breakout and COGA sessions, there is a lot of excitement and
> encouragement around the work we're doing.
>
> Minutes: https://www.w3.org/2021/11/04-coga-minutes.html
>
> Very high-level key discussion topics...
>
> 1. Several issues and nuances around making effective mappings between
> symbol sets and Bliss concepts were raised by E.A. Draffan. When we have
> some examples to show (which we will soon), E.A. would be happy to help us
> review them, I suggested maybe inviting E.A. to join one of our calls.
>
> 2. E.A. Also mentioned some existing research projects, including some
> related projects. I think that https://www.easyreading.eu/ is one. This
> has brought back fond memories for me, as I have attended events run by,
> and collaborated with, the team at JKU, lead by Klaus Miesenberger, some
> time back.
>
> 3. Questions were raised (IIRC by David Fazio) about the possibly
> overwhelming nature of using a mobile/tablet device with
> smaller-than-desktop screen and displaying many symbols on it. We
> acknowledged this, and discussed that UAs/extensions will probably be coded
> for very specific users and situations, so we'd hope that these concerns
> would be addressed. However, some discussion ensued and the importance of
> it being easy to set up help across devices was mentioned.
>
> 4. I passed on JF's ideas about a proxy service as one option, to show how
> the solution that the specification provides could be provided in a number
> of ways. Jennie was concerned that there may be some issues here with
> respect to corporate networks—we wouldn't want access to a proxy service to
> be a barrier to employment. Again we ACK'd this. (We were out of time by
> this time, but I would've added that we have a range of possibilities from
> proxies to local software/extensions.)
>
> 5. I think it was Jennie who raised that Microsoft has been doing some
> work on symbols in Edge, to aid understanding. Though I gather this doesn't
> allow mapping between sets. This could form the bases of another tech demo
> for us. Very exciting. Lisa is following up for more details.
>
> That's about all I have for now. We'll want to return to COGA with
> examples, when we have them, so that we can discuss any issues concretely
> with them, and iterate on things. Also we'll need to join future meetings,
> and invite them to ours too. They're excited by this work, as are we, and
> are keen to help us with it.
>
> I already passed this on to COGA and the chairs, but it was a productive
> meeting, and our work and I got a warm welcome. Looking forward to
> continuing to work with them!
>
> best regards,
>
>
> Matthew
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