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Decision on CfC: Publish Spoken Presentation FPWD

From: Janina Sajka (janina@rednote.net) <(janina@rednote.net)>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 08:57:30 -0400
To: public-apa-admin@w3.org
Cc: W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>, public-pronunciation@w3.org
Message-ID: <YJ0iOjel6HAoYB5q@rednote.net>

This Call for Consensus received only messages of support. It is
therefore agreed to as a consensus decision of APA and publication of
this First Public Working Draft will now proceed.

The head of thread for this CfC is here:




Janina Sajka writes:
> Colleagues:
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group proposing publication of our Spoken
> Presentation Specification document as a First Public Working Draft
> (FPWD). The document to review for this CfC can be found here:
> https://raw.githack.com/w3c/pronunciation/90425c2688b59b8655ff9c30fbcbb6ebbbfdc72d/technical-approach/index.html
> This action was requested by our Spoken Presentation Task Force
> following several years of gap analysis, requirements enumeration,  and
> specification development.  The request to publish as an FPWD is
> documented here:
> https://www.w3.org/2021/04/07-pronunciation-minutes.html#ResolutionSummary
> IMPORTANT NOTE: This FPWD publication presents two technical approaches
> which the Task Force believes could meet its accessibility requirements
> with a request to the wider community to indicate which approach is
> preferable and why. It is hoped that substantial community response can
> aid in choosing the better approach for accessibility which can also
> assist spoken presentation generally, well beyond any accessibility
> specific use cases. As usual we prefer solutions for accessibility that
> are also generally applicable and have wide stakeholder approbation.
> ***Action to Take***
> This CfC is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of
> support via email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though
> messages of support are certainly welcome.
> If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
> proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
> than 23:59 (Midnight) Boston Time, Wednesday 12 May.
> NOTE: This Call for Consensus is being conducted in accordance with the
> APA Decision Policy published at:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/decision-policy
> Janina and Becky
> -- 
> 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


Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Co-Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
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